DC & GW
The First Law School in the Capital City
With a history of more than 145 years in the heart of Washington, D.C., life at The George Washington University Law School is inextricably linked to the life of its surrounding community. Our campus is only four blocks from the White House, and within easy reach of the World Bank, Department of Justice, Department of State, federal and local courts, and countless nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. GW Law students have unmatched opportunities to learn from expert faculty and distinguished visitors and to pursue internships, clerkships, and employment, all while enjoying the city's vibrant culture, nightlife and dining.
Learn more about GW Law housing options and explore the places students call home, from Foggy Bottom and Dupont Circle to suburban neighborhoods.
Learn about the many ways to get around D.C.
GW Law has more than 40 student organizations covering a wide range of interests.
Public Interest and Pro Bono
Our D.C. location offers a wide variety of opportunities for community involvement.
GW Law students are active participants in the legal dialogues taking place every day in the nation’s capital. At the Law School, students are minutes away from the institutions that will help them hone their skills and influence the way law is practiced.