Discover Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia

If you are interested in a career in public policy, government, and international affairs, this is an ideal place to pursue your degree.

Located where policy happens—just six miles from the U.S. Capitol Building—the Schar School’s campuses are located in Arlington and Fairfax, Virginia. Students are connected to jobs, internships, networking, and experiences that can only be found in the Washington, D.C., area. We are just a few miles from downtown Washington, D.C., with easy access to archives and museums, policy makers and think tanks, consulting firms and global companies and nonprofits, and national and international events.

Some of the benefits of being a student at the Schar School in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., area include:

  1. Numerous and diverse career and internship opportunities.
  2. Networking opportunities with the many Schar School graduates who still live and work in the Washington, D.C. area.
  3. Classes offered at convenient times and locations so you can work while you complete your degree.