Mount Vernon Campus Scholars

The Mount Vernon Campus Scholars (MVC Scholars) Program brings students together in a deeply enriching and stimulating intellectual environment. Students enroll in special seminars that provide an intimate setting for collaboration with their peers. They work with dedicated faculty to discuss, debate, and ultimately come to a better understanding of important and engaging topics.

MVC Scholars have a special opportunity to merge their social lives with their academic pursuits, as they live together in a close-knit community on the Mount Vernon Campus. Current topics of exploration include:


Mount Vernon Campus Scholars participate in—and even design—extracurricular programs that enrich their first-year experience, including cultural events and special excursions around the greater Washington metro area.