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Virginia Science & Technology Campus


The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus, established in 1991, is strategically located in the Northern Virginia technology corridor near Dulles International Airport.

The Campus focuses on interdisciplinary STEM-H research, including biological and health sciences, big data and analytics, high performance computing and energy science and technology. Faculty, graduate students, research scientists, along with government and corporate partners, advance the frontiers of knowledge and discovery.

The Campus is a leader in the innovative delivery of education to the non-traditional 21st century learner. Degree and certificate programs are offered by seven of GW’s schools and colleges, including programs in nursing, engineering, education, health sciences, information technology, business and public relations.  Many programs are designed to meet the needs of professional students with evening, weekend and online courses. 

  • Ranked among the nation's top nursing schools by U.S. News & World ReportGW School of Nursing has its home and a vibrant presence at VSTC. The School of Nursing's Skills and Simulation Laboratories at VSTC are sophisticated learning environments utilized by GW undergraduate and graduate nursing students, as well as community partners.
  • The Computational Biology Institute (CBI) builds on GW’s strengths in life sciences and computational science to better understand complex biological systems and manage an ever-growing volume of biological information (including genomics). 
  • GW’s High-Performance Computing Laboratory (HPCL) focuses its research on the productivity of high-performance computing systems, to address the increasing demand of a data-driven society. These systems involve a broad range ofhardware and software technologies that are designed to strike a balance between traditional operational concerns such as computing performance, power-consumption and flexibility. 
  • Researchers in the Earthquake Engineering and Structures Laboratory work to improve methods of determining infrastructure safety based on current knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in one of the most sophisticated earthquake simulators of its kind in the nation.