The Foggy Bottom campus is conveniently integrated into downtown DC and surrounded by destinations such as Dupont Circle, Georgetown and the National Mall. Proximity to the White House, the Kennedy Center and a number of federal and international agencies means GW students are immersed in both the District’s unique local culture as well as the federal city. Our historic campus serves as a destination of its own, attracting visitors from all over the city, country and globe through educational and cultural offerings at our research facilities, art studios and museums, famous auditoriums and more.
Just a few miles from the bustle of downtown, the Mount Vernon campus, affectionately known as "The Vern," provides a traditional college campus atmosphere. The Vern is home to residence halls, academic buildings, dining options, athletic facilities, Eckles Library and even an outdoor challenge course, all surrounded by rolling green hills.
Access between The Vern and Foggy Bottom is easy, with a shuttle service running around the clock.
At GW, the city is a part of our campus and adds to your experience. As a GW student, you'll make DC your own, whether it's visiting national landmarks in your backyard, taking advantage of unbeatable internship opportunities, or enjoying the city's world-class food scene!
The Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, VA, serves as GW’s hub for discovery through dynamic research and academic programs. Here, researchers, faculty and students are advancing the frontiers of knowledge in cross-disciplinary STEM-based disciplines.
The campus is home to 17 research labs, centers and institutes advancing knowledge in a wide range of interdisciplinary areas. Innovative academic offerings include the School of Nursing, along with over 20 degree and certificate programs.