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Washington, District of Columbia•
Private 4 Year•
20,000 and above
The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1821 as Columbian College, the university has since grown to comprise fourteen undergraduate and graduate colleges and schools, including the School of Media and Public Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, Law School, and School of Public Health. George Washington's main campus is located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood with two satellite campuses located in the Foxhall neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and in Ashburn, Virginia. It is the second oldest and the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia.
Located in Washington, District of Columbia.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
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Out of 27 majors categories at George Washington University, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from George Washington University within four or six years.
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