GW is creative, evolving, inspiring, determined, fearless, passionate, groundbreaking, cutting-edge, imaginative, global, driven, talented, connected, caring, engaged

No matter what subjects we pursue, we’ve all come here to

change the course of history.


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Make an Impact

GW students participate in research that matters. Graduate researchers at the Milken Institute School of Public Health aided Dr. Carlos Santos-Burgoa and his team in estimating the 2,975 excess deaths linked to Hurricane Maria. But researchers at the  Milken Institute School of Public Health aren’t the only ones conducting research on a national scale. Explore all of our schools and colleges and find out the ways you can make an impact.

Explore Our Schools & Colleges




GW; Together, We Raise High!



GW's Strategic Initiatives

Our five strategic initiatives will guide the university’s efforts over the next several years:

  • Student Experience
  • Research
  • Philanthropy & Constituent Engagement
  • Medical Enterprise
  • Institutional Culture

Learn More About the Strategic Initiatives 




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Register to Vote

GW students are some of the most politically involved in the nation. In order to help them stay politically-engaged, GW Votes has partnered with TurboVote to make voter registration easier. Sign up with TurboVote now when elections are happening, and have the information you need to vote with confidence.

Campus Life 101, From George Washington University Today

Campus Life 101

Get tips on navigating life at GW, from staying safe in the city, managing stress during the semester and even doing your own laundry.

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Getting to Know the DMV

Washington, D.C., is more than the seat of the national government. The DMV—the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia—is home to broad, diverse communities and neighborhoods that offer history, good eats, parks and waterfronts—much of it a quick Metro ride away.



"Currently freaking out because my criminal law reading for tomorrow is a case I heard argued at SCOTUS as a freshman. Look at those #OnlyAtGW moments following me to law school!!!"

Mikaela Phillips

BA Political Science '18


who says college isn’t fun! @alxesi


"When the President of La Republique de France hosts a town hall at your school and he, himself, takes a group selfie with your phone!" - @l_fernando11"


"One last springtime on campus #picturegw" - @nzmudzinski" -rontravels_"


"So happy to call GW home for the next 4!" - @simonedrew'


Welcome, President LeBlanc!


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Welcome, President LeBlanc!


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