Diamond League
George Washington University

USA

The George Washington University, 2121 I Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20052, United States

87 World
rank
44 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1821
Short name:
GW/ GWU
Type:
Private
Students:
20540
Faculty:
1720
Faculty/Students Ratio:
12
:
1
Web-site:
www.gwu.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Washington, DC
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 87 77.027
Teaching 35 87.852
Research 209 67.348
International Diversity 245 62.77
Financial Sustainability 261 67.122
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 151 77.393
Research Perfomance Rankings 253 61.820
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TEACHING
World Rank: 35
Country rank: 22
Score: 87.852
League: Diamond League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 209
Country rank: 77
Score: 67.348
League: Silver League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 245
Country rank: 48
Score: 62.77
League: Silver League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 261
Country rank: 90
Score: 67.122
League: Silver League
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of the Congress, fulfilling George Washington`s vision of an institution in the nation`s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. We have more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.

Mission Statement

The George Washington University, an independent academic institution chartered by the Congress of the United States in 1821, dedicates itself to furthering human well-being. GW values a dynamic, student-focused community stimulated by cultural and intellectual diversity and built upon a foundation of integrity, creativity, and openness to the exploration of new ideas. GW, centered in the national and international crossroads of Washington, D.C., commits itself to excellence in the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge. To promote the process of lifelong learning from both global and integrative perspectives, GW provides a stimulating intellectual environment for its diverse students and faculty. By fostering excellence in teaching, GW offers outstanding learning experiences for full-time and part-time students in Washington, D.C., the nation, and abroad. As a center for intellectual inquiry and research, GW emphasizes the linkage between basic and applied scholarship, insisting that the practical be grounded in knowledge and theory. GW acts as a catalyst for creativity in the arts, the sciences, and the professions by encouraging interaction among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the communities it serves. GW draws upon the rich array of resources from the National Capital Area to enhance its educational endeavors. In return, the University community contributes talent and knowledge to improve the quality of life in metropolitan Washington, D.C.