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Encyclopedia > George Washington University Virginia Campus

George Washington University Virginia Campus, better known to most as George Washington University Hampton Roads Center or GWU-HRC, is the Hampton Roads based campus of the George Washington University. Hampton Roads, from state map of pre-civil war Virginia circa 1858 Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water and the land areas which surround it in southeastern Virginia in the USA. Hampton Roads is notable for its huge ice-free harbor, for U.S. naval...   See Washington University (disambiguation) for institutions with similar names. ...


Location

GWU-HRC is located in Newport News, Virginia inside of the Towne Center Bank at Old Oyster Point Road. Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia from space, July 1996 (Newport News is seen in the lower left quadrant) Newport News is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ...


Programs and Features

The campus mostly offers graduate programs targeted towards working adults. The campus features a small library. See Adult. ... A modern-style library in Chambéry A library is a collection of information resources and services, organized for use, and maintained by a public body, institution, or private individual. ...


Trivia

Each year the GWU-HRC allows the Centre for the International Baccalaureate program housed at Warwick High School to use their facilities free of charge during the month of May for testing. The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a group of three educational programmes, as established by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). ... Warwick High School is a high school in Newport News, Virginia. ...


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The George Washington University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1990 words)
George Washington had long argued for the creation of a university in the District of Columbia, and in his will, even bequeathed fifty shares of the Potomac Company to it.
In June 1999, the university purchased the Mount Vernon College for Women near Georgetown, and it became the George Washington University Mount Vernon Campus.
Located in Loudoun County, Virginia, this campus consists of a single large building sitting in a 90 acre (360,000 m²) plot, and is mostly used for graduate research.
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