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The GW Department of Religion examines many faiths and encourages students to develop academically as individuals and as part of a larger intellectual community. Whether their interests lie in Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism or a combination of these, students will be engaged in new perspectives and connected with a vibrant community of peers and faculty mentors.
Our award-winning faculty are prolific authors of books and articles in publications around the world. They teach a broad range of religious and historical topics, across undergraduate and graduate levels.
Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., GW offers students unparalleled access to a wide range of religious and cultural institutions and opportunities.
The U.S. Library of Congress is the largest library in the world.
"The greatest strength of the Religion Department is the immense depth of knowledge and exceptional teaching ability of its faculty. The religion professors were genuinely the best professors I had across the board during my time at GW."