Academic Programs

Mount Vernon Campus is home to many academic programs and departments. Classes for both undergraduate and graduate students take place on campus.

Department of Forensic Sciences

A graduate-level academic program that emphasizes skills and techniques needed to launch a career in forensic sciences.

Mount Vernon Campus Scholars

Living learning communities that bring the social lives and academic pursuits of students together in a deeply enriching and stimulating intellectual environment.

Politics & Values Program

A selective academic program for first-year students that explores questions and issues in contemporary society through readings, discussion and community engagement.

Pre-College Program

This program provides high school students the opportunity to explore academic interests in courses taught by GW faculty and field experts.

University Honors Program

A four year academic program designed to provide students with an intense intellectual challenge.

University Writing Program

A program that offers courses to strengthen students' writing ability. All first-year writing courses take place on Mount Vernon Campus.

Women’s Leadership Program

An academic program for freshman women that emphasizes the development of women’s leadership.