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GW Summer Response to COVID-19

As The University continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, the decision to protect public health and minimize risk will be our top priority. Based on the continuing impact of COVID-19 and our limited ability to offer on-campus programs, among other considerations, the difficult decision has been made to discontinue all Pre-College and International Summer Programs for Summer 2021. It is our hope that we will be able to bring back these programs in the future and continue to provide the unique learning opportunities and experiences that can only be had at GW.



Current & Visiting GW Students

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Earn Credit Faster

Earn 3 credits in just 6 weeks. Classes meet more frequently than during the traditional school year, offering an intensive academic experience.

Earn credit faster this summer
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Flexible Schedules & Smaller Classes

Courses are scheduled throughout the day and evening, offering you the greatest flexibility with working, interning and other summer activities. Online courses are also available, using the latest interactive technologies — wherever you are!


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Find a class that fits your summer schedule
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Summer in the City

Free concerts, outdoor films, Independence Day fireworks, extended museum hours or just a lazy float around the Tidal Basin — D.C. features a wealth of opportunities to complement summer study.

Spend your summer in Washington, D.C.



Visiting High School Students

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"The best part of this program is that it introduced me to many different fields. It taught me what I truly look forward to doing in life and it taught me what college will be like in the future."



Visiting International Students

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"The program was really very enriching because it allowed me to learn a lot of new things and also because of the availability of resources that we had on campus. It was also very enriching in the sense that you got to interact with a lot of new people from all around the world."