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Making a Difference

History Detectives on Immigrants‘ Path

History’s Tyler Anbinder and his student researchers dug through long-lost bank records to trace the journey of Irish immigrants escaping the potato famine.

Learning & Discovery

Student Research Shines at Showcase

Undergraduate and graduate students across the sciences, social sciences and humanities displayed their scholarly work at the CCAS Research Showcase.

Student Spotlight

Class of 2024 Share GW Memories

From internships and classroom experiences to lifelong friendships and one-of-a-kind events, the CCAS Class of 2024 recalled their fondest GW memories.


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CCAS by the Numbers


67 majors, 68 minors, 16 grad certificates, 51 master's degrees, 24 doctoral degrees
507 permanent full-time faculty, 720 average annual faculty media hits
5,200 undergraduate students, 2,555 graduate students, 88,000 alumni living in all states and countries






"This school has provided me with lifelong friendships, connections and opportunities. Getting to routinely attend shows at the Kennedy Center, meeting Kerry Washington and interning on Capitol Hill are some of the most memorable moments from my time as a Revolutionary."

Maureen Rafter
BA ‘24, American Studies and Music


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