GW was founded in 1821 through an Act of Congress. Since then, it has become the largest university in the D.C. metropolitan area, deeply interwoven with the culture and industries of the city. GW offers its students access to opportunities in many different fields with the unquestionable confidence of graduating from a respected, reputable institution of higher learning.

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at the George Washington University has been bringing together great minds in industry and government since the 1800s. Throughout time, it has evolved to help professionals meet the technological challenges of the day.

GW’s heritage of innovation and excellence has earned us many accolades, including:

U.S. News & World Report 2021

  • #14 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs
  • #13 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs for Veterans
  • #17 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Management Programs

Forbes

  • #44 in Research Universities

The Princeton Review

  • A ‘Best Northeast’ college in “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region”
  • Colleges That Create Futures
  • Green Colleges
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