The George Washington University


The George Washington University (GWU) is a Washington, D.C.-based private, federally regulated research university. It is the largest provider of higher education in the District of Columbia, having been established by the United States Congress in 1821. 

GU undergraduate and graduate schools include the School of Media and Public Affairs, the GWU School of Business, the GWU Law School, the Elliott School of International Affairs, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences and the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

This institute has a total staff academic staff of 2,663. The institution provides degree programmes in 71 different academic fields. GWU is ranked as "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity". 

There have been 16 foreign heads of state or governments, 27 governors, 28 senators, 18 members of the U.S. Cabinet, two Olympic medalists, two Oscar winners, and five  Nobel laureates from the professors, alums, and associates of George Washington University. 


This institute's total number of students is 27,159. Out of which approximately 11,000 undergraduates and 15,500 graduates are enrolled in the university. 

Around 4,009 international students attend GW. Thus, they make up 14.2% of the student body. They come from more than 120 nations and six continents. 

GW awards academic scholarships to students who demonstrate remarkable merit. There is no need to submit an application because candidates are automatically deemed for merit scholarships as part of the admissions process.

Furthermore, the Presidential International Scholarship is open to any non-American citizen or non-permanent resident who has been accepted to GW as a first-year student for the fall semester and who has demonstrated academic excellence.


Incoming first-year students have various options for residency located on their two vibrant campuses: Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon. The majority of GWU students live in residence halls on the Foggy Bottom campus


This prestigious university was ranked tied for the 25th of the "Top Universities for Producing Billionaires 2016–2017" by Times Higher Education's World University Rankings

Other than these rankings, this institute's national rankings are as follows.

The global rankings are;


The George Washington University
2121 I St NW, Washington, DC 20052, United States

Google Maps

Visit University Website

Was this page useful?

Was this page useful?

International Universities

Most popular Universities among international students. Read about the university of your choice and compare.

International Universities

Most popular Universities among international students. Read about the university of your choice and compare.


To access the free information about visas and immigration, simply navigate to the relevant section on our website. You'll find a wide range of articles, guides, and resources to help you understand various visa processes, immigration requirements, and related topics.
Yes, VisaLobby strives to cover visa and immigration information for a wide range of countries across the globe. While we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, please note that the depth and breadth of information may vary for different countries.
Registering as a user on VisaLobby is easy. Simply click on the "Sign up" button on the top right corner of the website and fill in the required information. Once registered, you'll have access to full features on our website.
If you have any further questions, concerns, or feedback, you can reach out to us through the "Help" page on our website. We value user input and are always ready to assist you with any inquiries you may have.
If you need technical assistance or have inquiries about VisaLobby, you can reach our customer support team through the "Help" page on our website. Provide a detailed description of your issue or question, and our team will promptly assist you. We strive to provide excellent customer support and ensure that your experience on VisaLobby is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
Yes, you can leave comments on the blog articles without registering. We encourage active participation and discussion among our users, so feel free to share your thoughts, ask questions, or provide feedback in the comments section.
After registering as a user, you can log in to your account and navigate to the blog section. There, you'll find an option to submit your article for review. Our team will review the content, ensuring it aligns with our guidelines and it will be published on the blog.
No, publishing articles on our blog is completely free for registered users. We believe in providing a platform for individuals to share their experiences, knowledge, and insights related to visas and immigration.
Yes, we strive to keep our visa and immigration information up-to-date. Our team regularly monitors and researches changes in visa policies, immigration regulations, and related topics to ensure that the information we provide is accurate and current.
Absolutely! We encourage users to share their personal visa and immigration experiences on VisaLobby. By doing so, you can provide valuable insights, tips, and support to others who may be going through similar situations.
Absolutely! We encourage users to share blog articles or other visa-related information from VisaLobby on social media platforms. By sharing valuable content, you can help spread awareness and assist others who may benefit from the information.
While we encourage users to freely express their opinions and experiences, there are certain guidelines in place to maintain the integrity and quality of the content published on the blog. Content that is offensive, discriminatory, or violates our community guidelines may not be approved for publication.
Yes, you can subscribe to our newsletter or opt-in for email notifications to receive updates on new blog articles, visa-related information, and other relevant updates from VisaLobby. Simply provide your email address and select the subscription option that suits your preferences.
If you come across inappropriate content or behaviour on VisaLobby, we encourage you to report it to our moderation team. Look for the "Report" option associated with the content or user, provide a brief explanation of the issue, and our team will review and take appropriate action.