GW Undergraduate Schools

Elliot School of International Affairs
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences: The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS), the original foundation of the George Washington University, incorporates a number of academic interests: humanities and foreign language, social sciences, math and sciences, arts, and pre-professional studies.
  • Milken Institute School of Public Health: The Milken Institute School of Public Health is the only public health school in the nation's capital, and one of only 49 accredited schools in the United States.
  • School of Media and Public Affairs: The School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), a division of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, takes a dynamic, interdisciplinary approach combining elements of strategic communication, journalism, and political communication with contemporary issues in domestic and international politics.
  • Elliott School of International Affairs: The Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA) is one of only nine American professional schools that focus on international affairs education at the undergraduate level. The school offers students a comprehensive and innovative education that provides the knowledge and skills required to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world.
  • School of Business: GW’s School of Business (GWSB) prepares students for professional management and business careers. Its academic mission is to deliver an outstanding education, advance knowledge, and provide practical experience in diverse organizational settings, leveraging the unique advantages of our location in the Washington, D.C., area, and enhancing the capacities of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the business community to be productive and principled contributors to society.
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science: As one of the oldest engineering schools in the country, the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) continues its long tradition of cutting edge scientific endeavor and exploration. Given the multitude of resources available, SEAS is at the forefront in educating future engineers with an international and public sector focus.