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George Washington University

The George Washington University is the largest university in the District of Columbia, with students representing every state in the nation and over 130 countries around the world. Founded in 1821 as an act of reverence to President Washington’s dream of an innovative institution of higher education committed to cultivating leaders, GW affords its students the opportunity to engage with those at the forefront of every discipline.

Our 25,000 students, including more than 14,000 graduate-level students, are immersed in a culture of academic excellence and personal enrichment. Our nearly 1,600 faculty members are dedicated to providing incomparable experiences for students and to the development of future leaders.


  • The George Washington Master’s in Education Technology Leadership Graduate Certificates

  • The George Washington University Master of Business Administration in Healthcare

  • The George Washington University Master’s of Professional Studies in Paralegal Studies

  • The George Washington University Master’s of Professional Studies in Political Management

  • The George Washington University Master’s of Professional Studies in Strategic Public Relations


Business Week

  • Top 45 MBA Program
  • Top 40 MBA for Return on Investment
  • 31st MBA Program among Recruiters
The Wall Street Journal
45th Regional Full-Time MBA Program

GW Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) is ranked highly in the U.S. News and World Report for online graduate education programs in 2012 - #8 for admissions selectivity, #30 for student engagement and accreditation, and #40 for student services and technology.

GW is recognized as one of America's Best Colleges by the U.S. News & World Report.


The GW School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

GW's Masters degree in Educational Leadership and Administration has maintained NCATE Accreditation since 1954