Welcome to Columbian College Graduate Studies
Graduate programs in GW's Columbian College of Arts and Science are a magnet for top scholars and a catalyst for learning and discovery in a wide spectrum of arts, humanities, and social and hard science fields. Our degrees and certificates integrate the highest caliber of education, from our world-renowned programs in subjects like History, Political Science and Public Policy, to our pioneering work in Art Therapy, Forensic Sciences and LGBT health.
An advanced degree from one of GW's 82 Arts & Sciences Programs is unlike any other graduate school experience. Not only are we steps from the most influential institutions in Washington, D.C., but our faculty and alumni networks include an extraordinary variety of internationally-recognized leaders. At the Columbian College, you will be given the tools to thrive both intellectually and professionally.For additional information, contact Director of Graduate Enrollment Brandon Boulter.
6 Reasons to Study at GW's Columbian College
Alumni & Faculty Network
Research Funding and Opportunities
Evening and Online Classes
A degree or certificate from Columbian positions students for success in their chosen career path. Our programs combine academic rigor with real-world experiences to maximize post-graduation opportunities.
Just blocks from the White House and U.S. Capitol, Columbian College offers extraordinary access to many of the world’s most influential institutions.
GW holds frequent networking events to help students connect with our distingushed faculty and the thousands of accomplished alumni working in the District and across the world.
With nearly $12 million in 2013 research funding, the Columbian College ensures its students and faculty have opportunities to pursue their projects. Competitive fellowship positions are also available.
The curriculum for nearly all advanced degree and certificate programs include evening and online classes to accommodate the schedules of working professionals.