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 (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
The Princeton Review