The George Washington University

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Basic Information

Address: Summer and Special Programs 1922 F Street NW Suite 304 Washington, DC 20052
Phone Number: 202-994-6360
Fax Number: 202-994-9360

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School Type: Private
Courses: Summer Immersion: Session I: Business Essentials for a Global Economy Crime and Justice Photojournalism: Media in Focus Robotics U.S. Foreign Policy: Multilateralism Writing the City Session II: July 27-August 8, 2014 Biomedical Engineering: Identifying Medical Problems and Developing Solutions Communication and Negotiation in a Global Society Crime Scene Investigation: CSI DC Election Politics: Building a Campaign Sociology and Cultural Studies Principles of International Law College Intensive: 6-Week Session: Choose from dozens of undergraduate courses (credits vary) 3-Week Session: Introduction to American Politics (3 credits) 1-Week Session: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (1 credit)
Session Dates: Summer Immersion Session I: July 13-25 Session II: July 27-August 8 College Intensive 1-Week Session: July 6 - July 11 3-Week Session: July 6 - July 25 6-Week Session: July 6 - August 15
Office Hours: 9-5 EST
Classroom Size: Max of 25
International Students:

GW Pre-College invites international students to apply to our programs. We issue I-20 documentation for F-1 visas for students applying to the College Intensive 6-week program only. Full-time study of two courses is required for this program. Students interested in other programs often attend on other eligible visitor visas.



Campus Setting:

GW Pre-College provides students with an extraordinary opportunity for an enriching summer experience at a top research institution. Our ten colleges and schools, nearly 100 research centers and institutes, world-class library system, and state-of-the-art technology provide an unparalleled breadth and depth of learning opportunities. High school students benefit tremendously from GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies, and the arts. Our top-tier faculty guide, inspire, and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with real-world practice.

GW Pre-College courses are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically challenging programs that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations. Drawing on the rich resources of the University and Washington, DC, students are engaged in programs at the center of the nation's political, intellectual, and cultural activity.

GW Pre-College also offers a transformative introduction to college life. Students develop confidence in their ability to become part of a new community, participating in recreational and social activities while making friends with peers from around the world.

Summer Housing Availability:

Programs are available for students residing as a community with other precollege students.