Graduation at George Washington University

About GW

Since the George Washington University was chartered by an act of Congress in 1821, we have been devoted to preparing leaders from every state and more than 130 countries to fulfill their potential and make a difference. Our students and alumni capture unparalleled opportunities by leveraging GW’s history and connections in Washington, D.C., a vital center for political engagement and technological breakthroughs. GW is home to more than 70 research centers and initiatives that shape the future of science, technology, healthcare and public policy.

Online Learning at GW

We have years of experience making graduate education convenient and accessible through online learning. More than half of the students enrolled in the School of Engineering and Applied Science are completing their studies entirely online. These integral members of the GW community take advantage of the vast resources provided by one of the nation’s top universities, including services such as our career center, library, IT division and writing center.

Ranked Among the Best Universities in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report

  • #12 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs
  • #13 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs for Veterans
  • #9 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Management Programs

  • #60 in Private Colleges
  • #44 in Research Universities
  • #43 in the Northeast