Attractions

University in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Gallaudet University

The first university for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the world occupies a lovely manicured campus of bucolic green and Gothic accents north of Capitol Hill. Notable buildings include College Hall, an antiqu…
University in Georgetown

Georgetown University

Georgetown is one of the nation's top universities, with a student body that's equally hard-working and hard-partying. Founded in 1789, it was America’s first Roman Catholic university. Notable Hoya (derived from th…
University in Logan Circle, U Street & Columbia Heights

Howard University

Founded in 1867, Howard remains the nation’s most prestigious traditionally African American institute of higher education. Distinguished alumni include the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (who enrolled…
University in White House Area & Foggy Bottom

George Washington University

Known as ‘G-dub’ or ‘GW,’ the university has been a bedrock of Washington identity since its founding in 1821. Besides shaping much of the American political landscape, GW has shaped the capital itself, buying up to…