George Washington University

George Washington University

Washington , United States
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The university is organized into 14 colleges and schools.

 George Washington's main Foggy Bottom Campus is located in the heart of Washington, D.C., with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank located on campus and the White House and the U.S. Department of State within blocks of campus.

GWU hosts numerous research centers and institutes, including the National Security Archive and the Institute for International Economic Policy. GWU has two satellite campuses: the Mount Vernon Campus, located in D.C.'s Foxhall neighborhood and the Virginia Science and Technology Campus. It is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia.

Entry requirements

Complete and submit the Common Application for first-year applicants or the Transfer Common Application for transfer applicants.

To meet the English Language Proficiency requirements for admission, GW applicants should earn:

  • A minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL; OR
  • A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS; OR
  • A minimum score of 61 on the PTE Academic; OR
  • A minimum score of 115 on the Duolingo English Test

Applicants must submit official transcript copies representative of their entire secondary school career.

GW requires a letter of recommendation from both your high school guidance counselor and from at least one academic teacher.

Scholarship & funding

Institutional scholarships may be offered as part of a student's admission to the university or the financial assistance award package.For more information, please, visit


Student life

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