We aspire to preeminence as a comprehensive

Global research university



GW Global

The George Washington University is a truly global institution. Our student body represents more than 135 countries, and each year hundreds of students and faculty members span the globe for study and research. GW’s faculty includes experts whose ideas can change the world. Our campus is home to more than a dozen internationally-focused research institutes, and our institutional relationships with major national and international organizations facilitate the direct application of faculty research to real-world challenges. 

Whether it’s pursuing a degree in Middle East Studies in D.C. or unearthing a new species of dinosaur in China’s Xinjiang province, GW students and faculty understand that discovery knows no bounds.


4,200 international students from 130+ countries
45%; 45% of undergraduates study abroad
275,000; 275,000 alumni in more than 150 countries



A Global Campus  






A World-Wide Alumni Network

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GW’s 275,000+ alumni can be found throughout more than 150 countries around the world.

Search our International Network to find an alumni group near you.

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