George Washington


George Washington University (GWU) Rankings & Review


The official seal of George Washington University

The first President of the United States, George Washington, left stock in his will for the founding of a university. From this vision, George Washington University was founded by an Act of Congress in 1821.

The Basics

Location Washington, D.C.
Official Website George Washington U.
Nickname Colonials
School Colors Buff Tan and Blue
Athletic Conference Atlantic 10

RealRank Ranking Categories

Reputation Gold
Renown Silver
Diversity Success Silver
Sports Renown NI
Tuition Profile Private university with high tuition.
Endowment Silver
Alumni Engagement Bronze

Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;

Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.

Academic Profile

Academic Range Well Rounded.
Professional Schools:
Architecture No
Business Yes
Dental No
Engineering Yes
Law Yes
Medical Yes
Nursing Yes
Veterinary Medicine No
Core Science Breadth Yes
Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth Yes
Agriculture No
Human Sciences / Education Yes
Public Health / Urban Policy Yes




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