Your question: Is George Washington University safe?

George Washington University reported 472 safety-related incidents involving students on or near campus or other GWU affiliated properties in 2019. Of the 3,990 colleges and universities that reported crime and safety data, 3,834 of them reported fewer incidents than this.

Who should not attend George Washington University?

GWU is integrated in the center of Washington, DC, having pedestrians, tourist, and workers walking around all the time. Therefore, a student, who wants to attend the schools that they see in movies or television, should not apply to GWU.

Are students happy at George Washington University?

George Washington is a very strange kind of school, where I can honestly say that FEW students are truly happy. The only students that thrive there are kids who already know others in the city, are very rich and into Greek life, or resign themselves to WEIRD lives on the Vern.

Is GW a hard school?

The overall academics at GW are good; however, many large lecture classes tend to be too difficult and eat up a lot of time, for a course that is only a requirement where little to none of the information needs to be retained for further studies.

Is GW prestigious?

GWU is much more prestigious than most universities in the US. It’s not in the top-10 tier, but is in the second tier immediately below, along with other prestigious universities like nearby Georgetown. There are several “best reasons” to attend GWU.

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