The George Washington University

About Us

The George Washington University is a dynamic institution located in the heart of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1821 and chartered by the United States Congress, GW is situated in the middle of national and international power and influence.

Accreditation

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

eLearners Facts

More than 2,700 colleges offer online courses. Ninety percent of those schools say they're influenced by the needs of today's employers and businesses. (Source: NCES Report, Table 12)