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Visiting Campus

Visit Program

The best way to learn if the GW School of Business is right for you is to visit campus. Our Visit Program offers you the opportunity to sit in on a class and talk with a current student as well as an admissions representative. To schedule a visit for the Global, Professional, or Accelerated MBA program, please send requests to mbavisit@gwu.edu with a copy of your résumé. Please include your availability as well as your areas of academic and industry interest. This will help us match you with a core curriculum course and current student that best match your interests.

Global MBA

Visits are available during the Fall and Spring semesters. Classes meet Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in the morning and afternoon. Below is a sample schedule:

AM

9:30: Meet current student in Duquès Hall, Suite 550
9:40 - 12:10: Class visit
12:10 - 12:20: Brief tour of Duquès Hall
12:20 - 1:30: Lunch with current student(s)
1:30 - 2:00: Meet with admissions representative

PM

12:10: Meet current student in Duquès Hall, Suite 550
12:10 - 12:20: Brief tour of Duquès Hall
12:20 - 1:30: Lunch with current student(s)
1:30 - 4:00: Class visit
4:00 - 4:30: Meet with admissions representative

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Professional MBA

Visits are available during the Fall and Spring semesters. Classes meet Monday through Friday in the evening.

Accelerated MBA

Visits are available during the Fall and Spring semesters. Classes meet Tuesday evening and Saturday morning and afternoon. Saturday is the best day to visit.

World Executive MBA

Participate in Experience WEMBA. Your visit will include an informational interview with an admissions/program director, lunch with current students, and observation of a class.


To find out more, click here!

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Resources for Visiting

Transportation to Campus
  • GW does not have airport shuttles, but it is easy to get to the Foggy Bottom campus. The Metro bus and rail system is the best way to travel around the DC area.
  • Reagan National Airport (DCA) is right across the river from DC. There is a Metro rail station at the airport (Blue Line).
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) offers the B30 bus to the Greenbelt station in Maryland (Green Line). The bus comes about every half hour, and the ride takes about thirty minutes.
  • Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 27 miles west of DC, in Virginia. Dulles offers a bus to the West Falls Church station (Orange Line).
  • Taxi cabs are readily available, but these can be expensive.

Campus Tours

Lodging and Dining

Parking and Directions

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Things to Do Around DC

Metrorail, DC's subway system, is the best way to get around the city. Next to the name of each DC attraction is the nearest Metro station.

DC

Smithsonian Museums: The Air and Space, American History, Natural History, and National Gallery of Art museums are just a few of the Smithsonian museums. Many are located on the National Mall.

Monuments and Memorials: See the Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, FDR Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial. The Washington Monument offers free tickets to the top; arrive early in the day.

The White House

Georgetown (Foggy Bottom or Rosslyn): The neighborhood is full of beautiful old houses. M Street has many shops and restaurants, and the famous stairs from The Exorcist are just off M Street. There is no Metro station in Georgetown. You can walk to Georgetown via M Street from Foggy Bottom or walk across the Key Bridge from Rosslyn station.

The Kennedy Center (Foggy Bottom): Free concerts every day at 6pm on the Millennium Stage. Free shuttle from Foggy Bottom Metro station.

International Spy Museum (Chinatown)

National Museum of Crime and Punishment (Chinatown)

Dupont Circle (Dupont Cirlce): A plethora of coffee shops, bookstores, clubs, and restaurants

National Zoo (Woodley Park)

National Cathedral (Cleveland Park): Venture to the top for a fantastic view

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Virginia

Mount Vernon

Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington Cemetery)

Shenandoah National Park : 1-1.5 hours west of DC. In the fall, drive down Skyline Drive, where you'll get incredible views of the mountains and treetops.

Great Falls Park: Also can be accessed from Maryland

Tysons Corner Center: One of the largest malls in the country

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