Latest news about George Washington University

Activists from D.C. universities push lawmakers to act following deadly shootings last week at Oregon community college.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 6, 2015

A fraternity is taking the lead in organizing the event.

By Perry Stein

  • Oct 5, 2015

What was up with those British phone booths on the GWU campus? Answer Man answers the call.

By John Kelly

  • Oct 3, 2015

New data offer clearest picture yet on degree completion for students who receive federal Pell grants.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 24, 2015

Nicholas Upton, a junior at George Washington University, was last seen swimming in waters off of South Africa.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 4, 2015

Local digest

  • Aug 31, 2015

The theory: If you build it on your campus, students might come.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 11, 2015

After a Farecard is eaten by a vending machine, a rider uses social media to complain.

By Robert Thomson

  • Aug 2, 2015

The SAT and ACT are deeply ingrained in the college admission system. Some schools want to change that.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jul 28, 2015

The move underscores a belief that the SAT and ACT tests are a barrier to recruiting disadvantaged students.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jul 27, 2015

Some mobile customers eligible for refund; week for animals; free pet vaccinations; other news.

  • May 20, 2015

Thirty-seven staff positions are cut, as Catholic becomes the third university in D.C. to announce layoffs in recent weeks.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 16, 2015

We’re seeing a permanent shift in how today’s working adults acquire education throughout their lifetimes.

By Jeffrey J. Selingo

  • Apr 13, 2015

The largest university in the nation’s capital is cutting positions as part of an effort to reduce administrative costs.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 8, 2015

It says the cuts are needed to help offset declining enrollment in graduate and professional programs.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 6, 2015

Every spring, George Washin​gton University awards full-ride scholarships to a number of gifted high school seniors. This year, the university's president and mascot surprised a few of them with the news.

  • Mar 19, 2015

“Prize Patrol” aims to inspire a “college-going culture” in public high schools.

By Moriah Balingit

  • Mar 18, 2015

George Washington University students found swastikas in a dorm last month. Tuesday a Jewish student admitted to posting a new one this week.

By Susan Svrluga

  • Mar 18, 2015

A look at university research buildings in and near Washington.

By Nick Anderson

  • Mar 6, 2015

Local college students want their university to follow D.C. law and allow marijuana on campus.

By Perry Stein

  • Mar 4, 2015
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About GWU

  • Founded in 1821
  • Private
  • Main campus in Foggy Bottom
  • Nickname: The Colonials
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 25,264
  • Tuition & fees (2013-14): $47,343

Photo by Linda Davidson/The Washington Post