George Washington University

, DC,
3.80 Average Rating

George Washington University is a private university located in Washington, DC, and the only university to have two international headquarters on its campus, The World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Popular fields of study for students are International Relations and National Security, Political Science and Government, and Economics. Business Insider ranked George Washington University as the #1 Best College for Landing an Internship.


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Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
Average SAT Composite: 1294

What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
George Washington University is a private, co-educational university primarily in the Foggy Bottom section of Northwest, Washington, DC. Its proximity to various important governmental and financial landmarks such as the White House, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the headquarters of the United States Department of State makes it one of the top 3 schools nationwide for political involvement, international affairs, and diplomacy. Named after George Washington, he had a vision before his death and the founding of the school in 1821 of building a school in the heart of Washington, DC dedicated to providing quality education for many young students from all over the relatively young nation.

Patrick from Newark, NJ
The George Washington University is full of internship and job opportunities. Studying at the center of politics, many students share valuable connections and memorable experiences. With embassies, museums, monuments, students can always find something to do and enjoy while pursuing your degree(s)!
Washington, DC

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