George Washington University is a private research institution that was established in 1821. It is affiliated to NAICU, CUWMA, SURA and ORAU. In the past, the school was named The Columbian University and in 1904 it changed its name to the present designation, George Washington University. The university is well-known for organising large events such as Presidential debates and host of World Bank meetings, and managing conferences for the International The Monetary Fond's Annual Meeting.
The campus comprises three which include Mount Venom Campus, Foggy Bottom Campus and The Virginia Science and Technology Campus. Accommodation facilities are available on both the Mount Venom and Foggy Bottom campuses. Three libraries are on the Virginia Science and Technology campus comprising Gelman library Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library along with the Virginia Science and Technology Library. The libraries are home to hundreds of novels and books. Foggy Bottom is the main campus, which is spread across 43 acres of space. It houses residence halls with all the facilities required. A few of the renowned residence halls are Potomac House, Mitchell Hall, Thurston Hall, Guthridge hall, Philip Amsterdam Hall, and Madison hall.
The university houses several most renowned research institutes and research centers which include The Centre for Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, GW Cancer institute, Biostatistics Centre, Regulatory Studies Centre, Centre for Aging along with the Institute for MEMS & VLSI Technology. These institutes and centers help students develop practical skills about their specific fields of research. They are guided by knowledgeable faculty members. Additionally, they get opportunities to visit sites to gain exposure.
The university provides undergraduate studies, postgraduate and study abroad programmes in a variety of disciplines of study. GW University is known to as the world's largest institution of higher education in the world. There are approximately 12,000 undergraduates and 16,000 students from graduate programs who are enrolled at all of the campuses comprising every state, Washington, D.C., Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and 132 nations. GW is home to an endowed faculty of 119 posts as well as nine faculty members who currently belong to the National Academies. GW is also as among the top producing institutions for Fulbright Scholars, with more than the 83 scholar-alumni and scholars who are part of the university's ranks.
GW University has a list of notable alumni that include William Barr (Present Attorney General of the United States), Shahid Abbasi (21st Prime Minister of Pakistan) as well as Kun-Hee-Lee Lee (Chairman of Samsung), J. William Fulbright (Founder of the Fulbright Program) as well as Julius Axelrod (Nobel Prize in Medicine).
George Washington University offers a variety of student services, which include nonremedial tutoring and placement service health service, health insurance. George Washington University also offers security and safety services for students on campus including 24 hours of car and foot patrols late-night transport/escort service, 24/7 emergency phones, lighted walkways/sidewalks and controlled access to dormitories (key security card, key and so on.). Students can drink alcohol when they are of legal age George Washington University.
George Washington University has a total undergraduate student body at 11,762 (fall 2020) and the gender ratio of 36 percent male students and 64 percent female students. In this college 4 percent of students live in college owned or operated housing and the majority of students live outside the campus. In terms of sports, George Washington University is part of the NCAA I.
The ratio of students to faculty to George Washington University is 13:1 The school offers 42.7 percent of its classes that have less than twenty students. The most sought-after majors in George Washington University include: Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Communication, Journalism as well as Related Programs; Psychology; Visual and Performing Arts; and English Letters and Language. The average retention rate for freshman as a measure of satisfaction with the school is 91%..
George Washington University is ranked as #63 in National Universities. Schools are ranked based on their performance in a series of accepted indicators for excellence.