2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
George Washington University has headquarters
in Washington, D.C.
It was created in 1821 through an Act of the Congress, fulfilling George
Washington's vision of an institution in the nation's capital dedicated
to educating and preparing future leaders.
Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia,
with more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District, and more than
GWU offers a full range of courses: from forensic science and creative writing to
international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health,
the law, and public policy.
The university has three campuses: Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C.,
and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia.
It also has several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and in Hampton Roads,
Community ~people and organizations associated with George Washington University include: