Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

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Rank   Name   Enrollment  
1 University of Maryland at College Park 37248
2 George Mason University 32961
3 George Washington University 25653
4 Georgetown University 17357
5 American University 13165
6 Howard University 10002

Universities draw students and academic professionals to the Washington area and contribute research. They are ranked by fall 2012 enrollment.

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.