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General Information202-994-1000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedOne but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 25,135 (10,358 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

The George Washington University (GW) enrolls over 1,000 veterans, active duty service members and their dependents. Our university community is enriched by your experience and is honored to help you succeed. The following resources are available to assist you in getting the most from your GW experience.
Office of Military and Veteran Student Services
The Office of Military and Veteran Student Services can assist you on a variety of fronts, from maximizing your educational benefits to preparing you for post-military careers.
Operation GW VALOR
Operation GW VALOR is a comprehensive, collaborative and unified effort by key GW offices to ensure that the university provides the highest caliber services to military members, veterans and their families. GW VALOR works with partners on campus to accomplish this goal.
GW Veterans
GW Veterans is a student organization that advocates on behalf of all veterans, military dependent family members, active duty service members and reserve/national guard members currently enrolled at GW.
Yellow Ribbon Program
GW is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which provides educational benefits for U.S. veterans. As an active duty service member or veteran who left service within the past three years, your application fee for graduate admission at GW is waived.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Navy)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Not applicable
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 1671,298
Instructional 721,281
Research and Public Service 9517
Total Graduate Assistants -343
Instructional -343
Research and Public Service -0