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The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

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Competitive. Connected. Comprehensive.

  • 2,800 graduate students
  • 49 Master's Degrees
  • 24 doctoral degrees
  • 15 Graduate Certificates
  • 534 Full-time Faculty
  • 80,000+ Columbian College Alumni (Living in all 50 states and 120+ countries)

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    Columbian College’s doctoral, master’s and graduate certificate programs offer a transformative experience, connecting students with some of the most influential leaders and institutions while partnering with public and private organizations in the nation’s capital and around the globe.

    Our graduate students are prepared for academic and professional advancement through an education steeped in rigorous scholarship and practical application.

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    USA Today College Rankings

    • 7th best college of political sciences in the United States

    2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities

    • Top 76-100 schools of social sciences in the world

    US News & World Report

    • History, 59th best in the United States
    • Economics, 63rd best in the United States
    • English, 67th best in the United States


    • Phillips Hall 801 22nd St. NW , 20052, Washington