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"The CIW professors and staff genuinely enjoy getting to know the students, while providing their knowledge, experiences, and connections to the Washington DC world."

Erin Noonan, CIW student spring 2013


The courses you take in Washington are at the heart of the Cornell in Washington program.  They bring together your DC semester and give you a chance to integrate the entire range of your time in the nation's capital in an intellectual and enduring way.  Each class aims to draw on qualities and strengths unique to DC while at the same time sustaining the value and challenge of the main campus courses:  an exploration of Washington and a uniquely Cornell experience.