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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.



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Morgan Bryant

Morgan Bryant

BA '18, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

"I think especially just living in D.C., it's an incredible place to be for our age. There's just so many opportunities and places to see and go and I think that's what I'll remember most."

The Engaged Liberal Arts in Action

Doctoral Thesis in Three Minutes

Columbian College PhD students stepped up to a speed-challenge in the college’s second Three Minute Thesis Competition. Human Paleobiology's Kimberly Foecke won first prize.

Physics, Professionally Speaking

Alexander van der Horst’s redesigned capstone course equips physics students with the oral, written and ethical expertise needed to succeed in 21st-century careers.


Mission: Rescue the Bay

Biology’s Keryn Gedan leads her student researchers into the Eastern Shore marshes of the Chesapeake Bay, where sea level is rising at three times the global average.


In The News

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Hair-Raiser: Primate Fur Teases Human Evolution

Anthropology researchers combed through fur patterns in wild lemurs to cut into evolutionary mysteries of human hair growth.
Amin Arvin Attari

Alumnus Journey Spotlights Refugee Plight

Amin Arvin Attari, BS ’21, escaped Iran for a new life in the U.S. Now an NIH scientist, he sees his story in refugees fleeing conflicts worldwide.
Class of 2022 graduates (from left) Jay Jones, Nia Lartey and Jessica Lewer.

CCAS Students Share GW Memories

From internships and cultural celebrations to personal milestones and life goals, CCAS undergraduate and graduate students recalled their fondest memories as they prepared to receive their 2022 degrees.