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Whether you're in the midst of your studies or about to graduate,

we'll help you find your pathway to success.

 

 

Current Students


 

 

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GW and Columbian College thrive on the passion, diversity and intellectual curiosity of our students.

We provide a host of services and resources to help you succeed, including academic advising, career services and financial aid.

 


 


Madeline Fraser BFA Interior Architecture

Madeline Fraser

BFA '14, Interior Architecture and Design

"There’s something to be said about the people you meet at GW, as well as the city you get to live in. You’re surrounded by people from all different walks of life, who have very inspiring backgrounds and who have interesting goals for where they want to take their life."


The Engaged Liberal Arts in Action

On the Roof of Africa

For a team of GW students, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania was the adventure of a lifetime—and a charitable expedition.

Sophomore Colloquia: Small Setting, Big Impact

Sophomore Taylor Stonebarger discusses her experience in Professor Jamie Cohen-Cole's course, The Nature and Culture of Children, and how it connects to her future plans.

 

Brittany Lewis: Historian and Pageant Winner

History PhD student Brittany Lewis competed for the Miss Black America title to raise awareness for racial justice and further her doctoral research.

 


In The News

Senior Mackenzie White showcased her study of Medieval meteorology at GW Research Days.

Medieval Astrologists as Weather Forecasters?

Senior Mackenzie White’s undergraduate thesis on Medieval meteorology unearthed ancient almanacs that revealed which way the wind blew.
Chemistry PhD student Monica Flores at Science and Engineering Hall examining a new NASA telescope

Sky’s the Limit: Eco-Telescope Lands at GW

From the sidewalks of SEH to the reaches of the sun, J. Houston Miller’s new NASA telescope can measure greenhouse gases in earth’s atmosphere—and may transform climate science.
2019 GW 3MT Presentation - Elizabeth Pertner

Speed Thesis: 3MT Comes to Columbian College

Columbian College PhD students stepped up to a speed-challenge in the college’s first Three Minute Thesis Competition. Political Science’s Elizabeth Pertner won first prize.