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Summary: George Washington University, D.C.; Joint Criteria; Private Coll/Univ - General Obligation Mar 11

  • ID: 1714193
  • March 2011
  • Region: Washington
  • Standard & Poors
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'A+' long-term rating to George Washington University (GWU), D.C.'s series 2011 taxable revenue bonds. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'A+' underlying ratings (SPUR) on GWU's debt outstanding, and 'AAA/A-1' dual ratings on the university's series 1999B and 1999C variable-rate demand bonds. The outlook is stable. The 'A+' rating reflects our view of GWU's: Stable enrollment and strong demand characteristics for its comprehensive academic programs; Historically balanced operating performance on a full accrual basis, with fluctuations in unrestricted net assets mainly driven by investment gains and losses; Good revenue diversity and demonstrated successful fundraising; Financial resources, which were consistent with the rating as of June 30, 2010; and Experienced...

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- George Washington Univ

Action: Affirmed
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable

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