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George Washington University student housing in Northwest Washington. (Jeffrey Porter/The Washington Post)

Universities

George Washington University

The university broke ground on a new Science and Engineering Hall. GW also announced that the Textile Museum and Albert Small's Washingtonian Collection will be housed at the yet-to-be-built George Washington University Museum. The university established an MBA program tailored for professional athletes and celebrities who have had a nontraditional education, and the business school began a mentorship program aimed at teaching entrepreneurship to students at Anacostia High School in Southeast Washington.

Trivia

At a Jan. 26, 1939 conference on the GW campus, Niels Bohr announced that Otto Hahn had successfully split the atom.

2121 I St. NW

Washington D.C., 20052

202-994-1000

http://www.gwu.edu/

Founded: 1821

President: Steven Knapp

Employees (local): 4,944 (4,944)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.