Academic Programs

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

Civic House

A first-year academic and residential community for students interested in becoming active citizens engaged in their communities.

Department of Forensic Sciences

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

Global Connections Living and Learning Community

A living and learning community for domestic and international first-year students who are passionate about exploring other cultures and sharing their own.

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.

Sustainability Living and Learning Community

A living and learning community for first-year students who are passionate about ecological health, as well as the conservation and utilization of the earth's resources.

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.