George Washington University located just four blocks away from the White House is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. A private, co-educational university, it maintains three campuses each different from the other and located at Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C. and Ashburn in Viriginia.
Its distinguished location right in the heart of the nation’s capital puts it in direct contact with the U.S. government, policy and law, and serves as a venue through which the latest in technology, science, media and the arts can come together. The university fulfills the dream of George Washington, the man after whom the university was named, of having a learning institution in the heart of the capital where future leaders can be trained.
George Washington University offers its students Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in various majors found within its 12 distinguished schools and colleges; namely, the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences; the School of Medicine & Health Sciences; the Law School; the School of Engineering & Applied Science; the Graduate School of Education & Human Development; the School of Business; the Elliot School of International Affairs; the School of Public Health & Health Services; and the College of Professional Studies.
Cost of tuition for academic year 2009-2010 is US$41,610 for full-time undergraduate students. An additional fee of around US$10,000 will be charged for room and board of incoming freshmen. Financial Aid by way of loans, scholarships, grants and student employment will be extended to students who apply and qualify.
Housing facilities are available within the campus for students who want to make the most of their college life.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact George Washington University.