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Campus and Location

Our campus

We’re centrally located in the heart of the National Capital Region in Rosslyn, one of Arlington County’s most vibrant neighborhoods, at 17th Street North in the Arlington Tower. Our 15th-floor space features state-of-the-art flexible learning spaces and areas to collaborate, study, network with peers or employers, and host or attend community events. Additionally, the building offers a free fitness center, a rooftop area with views of Arlington, VA, and Washington, DC, bicycle lockers with repair supplies, and a cafe. 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.

“Located just steps from the nation’s capital, Arlington is home to not only some of the nation’s most powerful employers, but also to one of the most highly educated millennial populations in the country”

Cara O’Donnell, Public Relations Manager for Arlington Economic Development.

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