About

Spend your summer with GW for a unique opportunity to:

  • earn academic credit from a top-ranked university
  • learn from superb faculty
  • take advantage of the extraordinary educational and cultural resources at the George Washington University (GW) and in Washington, D.C.

We offer a variety of on-campus courses during the summer, as well as study abroad opportunities, in-depth institute courses, flexible online and evening classes and programs for visiting international and high school students.

Summer Program Offerings

International Summer

We invite visiting international students to participate in an authentic American university experience in the center of the United States’ political, intellectual and cultural activity.

Pre-College

A one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school students to explore their academic interests at a top research university, our challenging credit and non-credit programs are taught by experts and enriched by the intellectual and cultural resources of Washington, D.C.

What our students are saying about summer at GW

“My professor has helped me so much. I have gained so many great ideas that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.”

“The program helped me realize where my professional career interests lie and completely influenced my future choice of major.”

“It was absolutely the highlight of my summer, and, more importantly, I believe I know what I want to do in the future now.”

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Summer courses

George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

In this program, you can build your own schedule of classes according to your interests. You will have the ability to select your courses from more than 650 undergraduate ... [+]

Session I: May 21 - June 28, 2018 | Session II: July 1 - August 10, 2018

In this program, you can build your own schedule of classes according to your interests. You will have the ability to select your courses from more than 650 undergraduate and graduate options. Once you are admitted, our full-time advisor will work with you to select courses that are appropriate for your major and academic background.

Choosing a Course

When selecting a course, keep in mind:

Certain courses may not be available to visiting students, such as courses in the Milken School of Public Health or GW’s Law School. Other courses may be restricted by major so please read the notes below each course to find out more. For questions regarding your course choices, please contact our office to speak with an advisor. ... [-]
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George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

Summer English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are a good option for international visiting students interested in developing academic writing, research and communica ... [+]

Session II: July 1 - August 10, 2018

Summer English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are a good option for international visiting students interested in developing academic writing, research and communication skills.

Students with TOEFL scores between 550 and 600 (or other equivalents) are encouraged to take at least one EAP course.

International Summer Tuition & Fees

If you're a student from a partner institution, contact us to confirm rates.

Rates below are estimates for Summer 2018. Final tuition rates will be updated in February 2018.

6 Credit Hours

(2 courses, 6 weeks, undergraduate or graduate students)

Tuition (6 credits): $9,780.00 Application Fee: $100.00 Program Fee: $257.50 Student Association Fee: $18.00 Housing (optional): $1,965.00 Estimated Dining Costs*: $1,754.61 Health Insurance (requires proof of coverage to waive): $305.00 PROGRAM TOTAL: $14,180.11 ... [-]
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George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. univ ... [+]

Cross-disciplinary principles of data science and academic writing for research purposes

Program Dates: July 1 - August 10, 2018

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. university. Students will engage with professionals to help solve problems in science and technology disciplines, as well as gain skills in research and writing techniques. In this program students will:

Connect with professionals in research-focused institutions. Develop skills in problem analysis, literature research, teamwork, communication, and presentation. Develop research-based writing skills including vocabulary, source evaluation, documentation, and cohesiveness. Work in cross-disciplinary teams, using research methodologies to address issues and solve problems in areas such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics and more. Courses ... [-]
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George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, pub ... [+]

Summer Programs for High School Students

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.

Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with the real-world practice.

Our summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.... [-]

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International Summer at GW

Address
2100 Foxhall Road, N.W. Academic Building, Ste. 115
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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Phone
+1 202-994-6360