The George Washington University
A revolutionary approach to Business education
Founded in 1821 by an Act of Congress, The George Washington University (GW) offers more than 75 majors and over 2,000 courses across seven undergraduate schools. Our location in the heart of the nation’s capital gives students access to power. Whether you're focused on our amazing academic and service opportunities, learning on a global scale through our study abroad program, conducting undergraduate research, or having in-depth discussions with some of the world's most respected leaders and industry experts, GW students have endless opportunities to put their knowledge in action.
The GW School of Business
For more than 200 years, the George Washington University has offered the advantages of a major private university while providing the personalized attention students would expect in a more intimate academic setting. International recognition and top research faculty coupled with small class sizes and a forward-thinking curriculum gives students the strategic perspective necessary to succeed in today's global marketplace.
Since 1928, GW School of Business (GWSB) students have utilized our global presence to pursue practical, insightful expertise in the world of business from an enviable vantage point. One of the most diverse cities in America, D.C. is home to more than 1,000 internationally owned companies, more than 400 international associations, and nearly 180 foreign embassies, residences, chanceries, and diplomatic missions—many of them less than one mile from the GW campus.
The 4+1 Program at the GW School of Business
• Earn a bachelor's and a master's degree in five years
• Increase your value in a competitive marketplace and begin your career a year earlier
• Earn up to nine credits toward your master's degree
• Enjoy a 10% tuition reductio through the Grad2Grad Program
In a competitive business environment, having a master’s degree can lead to higher-level positions, more responsibility and greater earning potential. The 4+1 Program (also known as the Combined Degree Program) at the GW School of Business (GWSB) allows students in most cases to complete both a bachelor's and a master's degree in five years. Students share nine specific credit hours between their undergraduate and graduate degrees (with the exception of the Master of Accountancy program, which operates differently—please speak with the program manager for more information). Learn more about the 4+1 Program, view curriculum requirements, and get contact information for each program option.
Ranked #55 among the "Best Business Schools" | U.S. News & World Report
Pursue one of eight undergraduate degrees offered at the GW School of Business (GWSB) or explore our new 4+1 Program, which allows students to complete both a bachelor's and a master's degree in five years. GWSB students may declare up to two majors within GWSB.
• Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
• Bachelor of Science in Business
• Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics
• Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
• Bachelor of Science in Finance
• Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
• Bachelor of Science in International Business
• Bachelor of Science in Marketing
• The 4+1 Program
Undergraduate Business Association
There are 22 undergraduate student organizations that are currently affiliated with the GW School of Business via the Undergraduate Business Association (UBA). These organizations provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to get more involved in GWSB and explore different industries and interests within the field of business.
“My GW experience has been marked by meeting dignitaries, having a conversation in two languages at once, and walking to the Lincoln Memorial with my best friends.”
“We engage with our community through GW’s many lenses: service, research, internship, socially, professionally, and more. The faculty at GW engage with their community and encourage their students to join them, which gives us opportunities like no other.”
“At GW, I established a community that both cares about my well-being and has given me the support I need to be successful.”