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

American

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

01 January 1895

American

Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington
(Actress)

31 January 1977

American

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

05 April 1937

American

Mark FeltMark Felt
(FBI Agent)

17 August 1913

American

Brian WilliamsBrian Williams

05 May 1959

American

Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
(U.S. Representative)

12 March 1968

American

Patch AdamsPatch Adams
(Physician)

28 May 1945

American

Robert ByrdRobert Byrd
(Politician)

20 November 1917

American

Wissam Al ManaWissam Al Mana
(Businessman)

01 January 1975

Qatari

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

26 May 1941

American

Dana BashDana Bash
(Journalist)

15 June 1971

American

Vidya VoxVidya Vox
(YouTuber)

27 September 1991

American

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
(Statesman)

26 March 1875

South Korean

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
(American basketball coach)

20 September 1917

American

Allen DullesAllen Dulles
(Former Diplomat & Head of CIA)

07 April 1893

American

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

25 February 1888

American

Ted LernerTed Lerner
(Real Estate Developer)

15 October 1925

American

Merce CunninghamMerce Cunningham
(Dancer and Choreographer)

16 April 1919

American

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

02 August 1939

American

Julius AxelrodJulius Axelrod
(Biochemist)

30 May 1912

American

Brendan NorthBrendan North
(Photographer)

14 November 1993

American

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

13 March 1911

American

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

30 December 1980

Albanian,American

Hal MooreHal Moore
(Writer)

13 February 1922

American

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

06 March 1967

American

Ina GartenIna Garten
(Chef, Writer)

02 February 1948

American

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
(Officer)

29 December 1879

American

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki
(Engineer)

22 April 1971

American,Yemeni

Harry ReidHarry Reid
(politician, lawyer)

02 December 1939

American

David EisenhowerDavid Eisenhower
(Officer)

31 March 1948

American

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

09 January 1942

South Korean

Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
(Chef)

17 December 1974

American

Peter PacePeter Pace
(Officer)

05 November 1945

American

HaddawayHaddaway
(Singer, Musician)

09 January 1965

German,Trinidadian

Michael A. HessMichael A. Hess
(Lawyer)

05 July 1952

American

Lee Myung-bakLee Myung-bak
(Politician)

19 December 1941

South Korean

George Armitage MillerGeorge Armitage Miller
(Psychologist, University teacher)

03 February 1920

American

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

17 November 1930

American

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

17 October 1951

South Korean

Richard G. ScottRichard G. Scott
(Nuclear engineer)

07 November 1928

American

Janna RyanJanna Ryan
(Legal Professional)

1969 AD

Mike BrownMike Brown
(Basketball player)

04 September 1985

British

Claribel AlegríaClaribel Alegría
(Poet, Journalist)

12 May 1924

Nicaraguan

Ralph AlpherRalph Alpher
(Astronomer, Scientist)

1921 AD

Robert Patrick CaseyRobert Patrick Casey
(Politician, Lawyer)

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy OnassisJacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

28 July 1929

American