Campus and Location
We’re centrally located in Arlington’s vibrant Uptown neighborhood at 17th Street North in the Arlington Tower.
Our 15th floor space features state-of-the-art classrooms, offices, and areas in which to collaborate, study, network with peers or employers, and host or attend community events. The 14th floor is home to the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security.
The building has additional flexible spaces that can be reconfigured for small and large gatherings.
Our city and region
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington strikes a balance between urban life and the more suburban communities surrounding the capital. With a population of 230,000, Arlington offers all the amenities you might expect of a city that’s been ranked one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America.
A thriving economy
With an unemployment rate 44% lower than the national average, Arlington offers plenty of opportunities for employment. Top 10 Major Employers: Inova Health System, Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton, Capital One, Freddie Mac, General Dynamics, SAIC, MITRE, Navy Federal Credit Union, and Peraton.
Easy access to D.C. from campus
Whether you’re going by car, Metro, bus, foot or bike, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to get around Arlington and D.C. Arlington is well connected by public transportation with 11 Metrorail stations, 17 bus routes, 92 Capital Bikeshare stations, and 89 miles of biking and walking trails.
A welcoming ethos
Arlington is only 26 square miles, but it’s the proud home to people from over 140 countries. This makes for a diverse community and excellent dining scene.
Recreation and culture
There are countless outdoor activities in Arlington. Head over to Mount Vernon Trail to enjoy a multi-use, paved trail spanning the 18 miles between George Washington’s Mount Vernon and Theodore Roosevelt Island.
A sustainable lifestyle
The first community in the nation to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification, Arlington is known as one of the greenest cities in the U.S. for its innovative, sustainable city planning.
Rich city history
Walk or bike from campus and see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier—a monument that honors unidentified U.S. service members. Stop by the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial to learn more about a significant moment in U.S. history. Then, tour the headquarters for the Department of Defense, the Pentagon, which covers over 6.5 million square feet.