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Degrees & Colleges

Bring Us Your Ambition George Washington, the nation’s first president, had long desired the creation of a university in the nation’s capital. The George Washington University, a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution was chartered on Feb. 9, 1821, by an Act of Congress as the Columbian College in the District of Columbia and since that time has developed into one of the country’s premier research institutions.

The George Washington University Graduation, in front of The United States Capitol, in Washington DC

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Best of DC

BEST OF DC: Defining Change in American Leadership  
BEST OF DC: Defining Change in American Leadership  

Welcome to the BEST OF DC: ‘Defining Change’ in American Leadership. This Inaugural Edition is the very first interactive publication of its...

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