Check out the list of notable George Washington University alumni. Some of the notable George Washington University students are Alec Baldwin, J. Edgar Hoover, Colin Powell, Brian Williams and Aldrich Ames.

Commonly known as GW, George Washington University is a private research university located in Washington D.C. Being the largest institute of higher education in the District of Columbia, the university comprises of ten distinguished schools and colleges that provide an incredible learning opportunity to the enrolled students. It finds itself in the highest tier of “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” according to the Carnegie Classification. With numerous significant research centers and institutes the university lives up to this name by always buzzing with research activity. With programs in Arts & Science, Nursing, Law, Business, Nursing and so many more, the university is a home to a diverse set of students hailing from over 130 countries. The total student body comprises of over 26,000 graduate and undergraduate students who go on to achieve great things in life. George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management is the only school of applied politics in Washington. GW was also ranked 51 in a recent list of the world’s top 100 universities producing millionaires as per The Times Higher Education. Being a politically active college, the Princeton Review has ranked GW in the list of the top 10 most politically active colleges. Many of the esteemed faculty comprise of past and current political figures as well. George Washington University has produced various eminent alumni’s who’ve out shined in their areas of study such as Colin Powell, Kerry Washington, Harry Reid and John Foster Dulles. Keep reading to know more esteemed personalities who attended college in George Washington University.
Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
(Actor, Producer, Comedian)

03 April 1958

Amityville, New York, U.S.

American

Aries

J. Edgar HooverJ. Edgar Hoover
(First Director of FBI)

01 January 1895

02 May 1972

Washington, D.C.

American

Capricorn

Colin PowellColin Powell
(65th United States Secretary of State)

05 April 1937

New York City

American

Aries

Brian WilliamsBrian Williams

05 May 1959

Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S.

American

Taurus

Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
(U.S. Representative)

12 March 1968

Bangkok

Thai

Pisces

Aldrich AmesAldrich Ames
(Former CIA Officer & Agent for the Soviet Union & Russia)

26 May 1941

River Falls, Wisconsin

American

Gemini

Patch AdamsPatch Adams
(Physician)

28 May 1945

Washington, D.C.

American

Gemini

Allen DullesAllen Dulles
(Former Diplomat & Head of CIA)

07 April 1893

29 January 1969

Watertown, New York

American

Aries

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
(Politician)

20 November 1917

28 June 2010

North Wilkesboro

American

Scorpio

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
(Former United States Secretary of State)

25 February 1888

24 May 1959

Washington, D.C., U.S.

American

Pisces

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
(Statesman)

26 March 1875

19 July 1965

Haeju

Korean

Aries

Merce CunninghamMerce Cunningham
(Dancer and Choreographer)

16 April 1919

26 July 2009

Centralia, Washington

American

Aries

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
(American basketball coach)

20 September 1917

28 October 2006

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

American

Virgo

Ted LernerTed Lerner
(Real Estate Developer)

15 October 1925

Washington, D.C.

American

Libra

John W SnowJohn W. Snow
(Former United States Secretary of the Treasury)

02 August 1939

Toledo, Ohio

American

Leo

Julius AxelrodJulius Axelrod
(Biochemist)

30 May 1912

29 December 2004

New York, United States

American

Gemini

L. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard
(Officer, Novelist, Musician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet, Science fiction writer)

13 March 1911

24 January 1986

Tilden

American

Pisces

Eliza DushkuEliza Dushku
(Actor, Film actor, Television actor)

30 December 1980

Watertown

Albanian,American

Capricorn

Harry ReidHarry Reid
(politician, lawyer)

02 December 1939

Searchlight

American

Sagittarius

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
(Officer)

29 December 1879

19 February 1936

Nice

American

Capricorn

Glenn GreenwaldGlenn Greenwald
(Lawyer, Journalist, Writer, Pundit, Blogger)

06 March 1967

New York City

American

Pisces

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki
(Engineer)

22 April 1971

30 September 2011

Las Cruces

American,Yemeni,Yemenite

Taurus

Ina GartenIna Garten
(Chef, Writer)

02 February 1948

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Lee Kun-heeLee Kun-hee
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson)

09 January 1942

Uiryeong County

South Korean

Capricorn

Hal MooreHal Moore
(Writer)

13 February 1922

10 February 2017

Bardstown

American

Aquarius

Michael A. HessMichael A. Hess
(Lawyer)

05 July 1952

15 August 1995

Roscrea

American

Cancer

HaddawayHaddaway
(Singer, Musician)

09 January 1965

Port of Spain

German,Trinidadian

Capricorn

Mark FeltMark Felt
(Lawyer)

17 August 1913

18 December 2008

Twin Falls

American

Leo

David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
(Officer)

31 March 1948

West Point

American

Aries

Richard G. ScottRichard G. Scott
(Nuclear engineer)

07 November 1928

22 September 2015

Pocatello

American

Scorpio

Lee Myung-bakLee Myung-bak
(Politician)

19 December 1941

Ōsaka

South Korean

Sagittarius

David AmramDavid Amram
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Conductor, Autobiographer, Hornist, Jazz musician, Lyricist, Film score composer)

17 November 1930

Philadelphia

American

Scorpio

Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(Chef)

17 December 1974

Detroit

American

Sagittarius

Peter PacePeter Pace
(Officer)

05 November 1945

Brooklyn

American

Scorpio

George Armitage MillerGeorge Armitage Miller
(Psychologist, University teacher)

03 February 1920

22 July 2012

Charleston

American

Aquarius

Chung Mong-joonChung Mong-joon
(Association football player, Politician)

17 October 1951

Busan

South Korean

Libra

Claribel AlegríaClaribel Alegría
(Poet, Journalist)

12 May 1924

Estelí, Nicaragua

Nicaraguan

Taurus

Janna RyanJanna Ryan
(Legal Professional)

1969 AD

Ralph AlpherRalph Alpher
(Astronomer, Scientist)

1921 AD

2007 AD

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy OnassisJacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

28 July 1929

19 May 1994

American

Leo

Robert Patrick CaseyRobert Patrick Casey
(Politician, Lawyer)
Mike BrownMike Brown
(Basketball player)

04 September 1985

Southampton

British

Virgo

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