The George Washington University
George Washington University is a private institution that was founded in 1821. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,504, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 43 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are required to live on campus, while there is no dining hall. Among the scores of famous GW graduates are politicians Harry Reid and Eric Cantor, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.
The student-faculty ratio at George Washington University is 13:1, and the school has 51.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at George Washington University include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 92 percent.