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George Washington University
George Washington University
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George washington University - Home of the colonials

Established in 1821, George Washington University (GWU) is a private research university located in the heart of Washington, DC's Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Inspired by America's first President, GWU is home to ten different schools and colleges, including the Corcoran School of Arts & Design, the School of Media & Public Affairs, the Milken Institute of Public Health, and the prestigious School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Famous alumni include Secretary of State Colin Powell, NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker, and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. With 15 different undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, George Washington University offers a superior education to 26,000 students each year.


Prices -

 Free to enter campus. Parking fees are $10-$26 depending on location and length of stay.

Hours -

 Most campus buildings are open daily from 7am-10pm. Campus tours are offered  by appointment.


  • Commencement Ceremonies
  • Concerts, Dance & Theater Events
  • Lectures & Educational Events


  • Campus Tours
  • College Sports
  • Textile Museum
  • GWU Museum 
  • Libraries
  • Alumni Events


  • Where can I park on campus?

    George Washington University operates 5 visitor parking areas on the Foggy Bottom Campus. Visitor parking is available at the University Parking Garage, the Marvin Center Garage, the G Street Garage, the Elliot School Garage, and the Ambulatory Care Center Garage. All lots offer hourly and daily rates. Parking fees are $10-$26 depending on location and length of stay. Visit the GWU website for operating hours and detailed parking rates.
  • Is the university accessible through public transportation?

    Yes, the GWU campus in Foggy Bottom is served by all local public transit options, including the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail Station (Blue, Silver and Orange Lines), the DC Metrobus, the DC Circulator shuttle, and several regional commuter rail lines and busses. Visit the DCGO website for detailed public transportation guides, fare rates and interactive maps. 

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