The George Washington University
Slahor, Stephenie, Law & Order
The George Washington University (GW) is located in Washington, DC. The university is comprised of three major campuses: the Foggy Bottom Campus, the Mount Vernon Campus and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus.
Created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, the university fulfills President George Washington's vision of an educational institution in the heart of the nation's capital, dedicated to educating and preparing the future leaders of the nation.
Washington left a bequest toward that same objective, and President James Monroe signed the Act of Congress that created the university. The university is now the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, with more than 20,000 students.
GW offers a wide range of disciplines, including those of interest to law enforcement and security personnel. While most universities and colleges can boast of their more famous graduates, GW's alumni and former students include such prominent names as J. Edgar Hoover, J. William Fulbright, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Colin Powell.
In a time of expensive tuition for higher education, it is noteworthy that, among the university's strategic initiatives, is a dedication to a five-year fixed tuition rate to ensure a student's tuition will remain stable for up to five years.
Need-based and merit-based institutional grants are also available to help keep education affordable, and those grants remain at least at the levels awarded at the time of the student's initial enrollment The university is pledged to investment in academic learning, research and the student experience each year, to increase the productivity of its research and instructional programs.
Besides its on-campus programs, The George Washington University offers select undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates and individual courses exclusively online. Students have the opportunity to participate in online courses and programs that extend to all parts of the GW community, which is of benefit to those professionals who are unable to attend classes on campus.
Of particular significance to law enforcement and security are the Master's and Doctoral degree programs that include studies in Forensic Sciences, Professional Studies in Public Leadership, Decision Sciences (management, risk analysis, project/program management, etc. …