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George Washington University

Breakdown of “Campus Aesthetics” at GWU

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB
By Major
AccountingB+
AnthropologyA-
ArchitectureC-
Art & Design DepartmentA-
BiologyB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA-
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringD+
CommunicationsB+
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalC+
EconomicsB+
Electrical EngineeringC+
EnglishB-
FinanceA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC+
Geography and GeosciencesB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Interior DesignA+
JournalismB+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.D
MathA-
Mechanical EngineeringC
Music - PerformanceA-
OtherB+
PhilosophyA
Political ScienceB-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalA+
PsychologyB-
Public HealthA
Religion/ReligiousA+
SociologyA-
UndecidedC+

Against similar schools

Campus Aesthetics compared with similar schools in class.

George Washington University
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
New York University
 B-
Cornell University
 A
Stanford University
 A
University of California - Berkeley
 B+
Brown University
 A-
Yale University
 A-
F
A+

Campus Aesthetics

... George Washington is a great mix of a city environment and a campus-y feel ...Read full comment
... Although the campus loses points in aesthetics due to its location, the opportunity to go to school right next to the White House is an experienc...Read full comment
... The campus is gorgeous and allows you to experience the best of the city, while still only a kid in undergrad ...Read full comment
... i grew up on a state college campus, and GW completely changed the way that i felt about college ...Read full comment
... There is always something fun and interesting to do both on and off campus ...Read full comment
... They have spent an insane amount of money on building new dorms and have decided to force students to live on campus for 3 years when it used to...Read full comment
... I complained that there was no campus, that DC was boring, and that my professors graded too harshly ...Read full comment
... Bentleys, BMWs, Range Rovers, and Mercedes Coupe's are parked all over the campus ...Read full comment
... they advertise the vern as being the quieter campus but i live on the vern and it's the same partying deal that foggy bottom is ...Read full comment
... After I graduate from GW in May, I will be able to say that I made incredible use of what this city and this campus provided me ...Read full comment
... I came from a very small town in New Jersey, located 62 miles from New York City, so coming to GW and to an "urban" campus was initially a shock ....Read full comment
... " The freshmen dorms are disgusting especially for such a hefty price, and the Vern campus is a waste of space since NO ONE wants to live there...Read full comment
... However, I have enjoyed living off campus more than dorm life- most of my friends were caught in the same problem I was, so I think this may be ...Read full comment
... There is literally no school spirit, and no campus to speak of, so if that's what you're looking for, I'd definitely go elsewhere ...Read full comment
... The university is offering really fine accommodations to upper classmen to get them to live on campus, and, since freshmen and sophs *must* live ...Read full comment
... Pretty much everyone on campus is very wealthy, from the same region/suburbs, and has the same sense of entitlement and irresponsibility ...Read full comment
... It does not exactly feel like a campus or a community ...Read full comment
... Yes, GW is an urban campus, but MUCH less so than a school like NYU ...Read full comment
... Transferring in to GWU is hard (especially if you live off-campus), as there is little in the way of actual campus life ...Read full comment
... Location is good, but campus is bad ...Read full comment
... Campus- Even though we do not have a traditional campus, you know when you are on the GW campus and when you are not ...Read full comment
... I was already looking into transferring before I even stepped foot on the campus ...Read full comment
... No campus ...Read full comment
... GW is a very diverse school, there is an especially large Gay and Jewish population on campus, GW is very accepting of the Gay community ...Read full comment
... There is virtually no campus, only one cafeteria, and the freshmen dorms are just nauseating ...Read full comment
... Living at the Mount Vernon campus for your first year is amazing ...Read full comment
... The night-life is great, and the museums and festivals in DC make the campus so vibrant and interesting ...Read full comment
... I had a hard time at first meeting people, as I didn't live in the big freshman dorm and had few freshman classes, but I made a few good friends ...Read full comment
... The majorities on campus are Jewish kids and liberals ...Read full comment
... I was definitely disappointed at how big drinking was in campus and how few people new how to have a good time with out alcohol ...Read full comment
... On the other hand, I went on a campus visit, and the ADMISSIONS OFFICER who was giving the speech made a comment about language majors in the El...Read full comment
... GW students are diverse in backgrounds and interests ...Read full comment
... The only hispanic people I see on campus are the MAIDS we have for our dorms, and the majority of African-Americans are the food-service workers ...Read full comment
... The campus is really neat ...Read full comment
... I love that I can go to a protest at the White House or go flyering on K street and still get back to campus for a class later that afternoon ...Read full comment
... While frats do have a presence on campus, it is very easy to have a thriving social life without having to join one, and it is very easy to have...Read full comment
... It's important to be apart of the campus, and there's lots of opportunities for that ...Read full comment
... The campus is absolutely perfect for me since I love the urban style and looked at schools like NYU and BU ...Read full comment
... We have a beautiful urban campus and diverse student body ...Read full comment
... First of all, there is no campus ...Read full comment
... There's a larger amount of school spirit and campus unity than people give GW credit for ...Read full comment
... People often bemoan the lack of a traditional campus ...Read full comment
... On the other hand, I went on a campus visit, and the ADMISSIONS OFFICER who was giving the speech made a comment about language majors in the El...Read full comment
... No other campus in the world gives students access to the political and governmental peronalities that GW students are able to meet or intern wit...Read full comment
... I am from a middle class family and some people at this school passive aggressively pompous and are so snobby that they try to make you feel like...Read full comment
... The campus is right in the middle of the city, which is great ...Read full comment
... Most of the students who attend GW do come from white suburban privileged backgrounds ...Read full comment
... The average GW party on campus is very small and usually just preparation for a bigger and real party off campus ...Read full comment
... I wish GW had a football team, but the B-ball games are spitited and give a little campus community ...Read full comment
... As soon as I stepped on GW's campus, I knew that it was where I wanted to be ...Read full comment
... The campus is very safe and is a good mix between the urban, hip feel of the city and the quaint campus life of most universities ...Read full comment
... The campus is both very safe and very dangerous ...Read full comment
... You can walk the length of the campus without seeing anyone you know, which can be a good thing or a bad thing ...Read full comment
... The campus severally lacks green-spaces and the undergraduate class is getting too large ...Read full comment
... I'll put it simply: +PROS+ DC is a great place to live with a vibrant night life Tons of opportunities Campus is great and you see people yo...Read full comment
... The metro will become a close friend - it is imperative to getting around unless you're a billionaire and can afford taxis when you want to go to...Read full comment
... I never visited campus, never spoke with alumni, and didn't contact current students ...Read full comment
... Personally, I have fun at sports events on campus, it would just be nice if more students would join me ...Read full comment
... GW has expanded it's campus in recent years, but it is limited in the amount of space that it can take in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of D ....Read full comment
... Yes, many are from privileged backgrounds as other reviewers here have said (don’t get me started on the roommate I had from Turkey who had a b...Read full comment
... The city is the school's best assest - campus administration and registration is one big red tape process ...Read full comment
... Greek life has grown a lot and definitely dominates many aspects of campus/social life; this has been frustrating as a non-Greek who was under th...Read full comment
... The problem is, the student body is woefully arrogant and closeminded, to the point where I found it tough to live on campus on many occasions .....Read full comment
... On campus i found people to be narrow minded and lazy ...Read full comment
... Lots of Georgetown rejects, (GW is a 'second choice' school;) and boy are they bitter The city is great; thats the one thing that i would say ab...Read full comment
... The embassies, Capitol Hill, and all sorts of internship opportunities are most readily available around the GW campus ...Read full comment
... On the other hand, I went on a campus visit, and the ADMISSIONS OFFICER who was giving the speech made a comment about language majors in the El...Read full comment
... Campus: The campus is primarily what sets GW apart from other colleges ...Read full comment
... On the other hand, I went on a campus visit, and the ADMISSIONS OFFICER who was giving the speech made a comment about language majors in the El...Read full comment
... Kids from all different parts of the country, or all different parts of the world, rather, converge at one institution and it's not as glorious a...Read full comment
... There's no campus ...Read full comment
... Campus- Even though we do not have a traditional campus, you know when you are on the GW campus and when you are not ...Read full comment
... For this reason, students rarely go off campus and spend most of the time going from dorm to dorm ...Read full comment
... The campus is in the heart of DC, and it's easy to get distracted sometimes, especially living 2-3 blocks from the White House ...Read full comment
... Most of my friends from high school went off to traditional campus schools, opposed to a school like GW that is situated in a busy city ...Read full comment
... I had internships at NIH and a private science company, as well as positions on campus ...Read full comment
... I am from a middle class family and some people at this school passive aggressively pompous and are so snobby that they try to make you feel like...Read full comment
... Some people are on financial aid, so it's fairly diverse socioeconomically, and GW is over 30% minority to add to the eclectic and interesting fe...Read full comment
... The campus is 6 square block of GW-only buildings and surrounded by the Department of the Interior, The World Bank, Watergate and The K St ...Read full comment
... After I graduate from GW in May, I will be able to say that I made incredible use of what this city and this campus provided me ...Read full comment
... The School of Media and Public Affairs School is really great, also, with the production of "Crossfire" on campus ...Read full comment
... It's a fairly diverse campus, and a relatively large amount of people are on financial aid, so I've made friends pretty well ...Read full comment
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