George Washington University

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George Washington University
Type Private
Established 1821 (1821)
President Steven Knapp
Provost Forrest Maltzman
Location Washington, D.C., United States
Campus Urban
Colors Buff and blue
Nickname Colonials

The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a private research university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States, with two other campuses including the Mount Vernon campus in the Foxhall neighborhood, as well as the Virginia Science & Technology campus in Loudoun County, Virginia. GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. In June 2016, the school enrolled 11,000 undergraduate and 14,500 graduate students into 10 different schools across its three campuses.[1] The university ranked 56 among national universities and 64 among "Best Value Schools" in U.S. News & World Reports 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biochemistry - Bioinformatics Track
30 credit hours, with thesis or non-thesis option
Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Genomics and Bioinformatics
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

BSHS in Biomedical Informatics
60 credit hours over two years, plus previous two-year transfer
Available online? Online
Program URL:

MSHS in Biomedical Informatics
36 credit hours over two years
Available online? Online
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "George Washington University" (PDF). George Washington University. June 2016. Retrieved 04 November 2016. 
  2. "George Washington University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 04 November 2016.