Clarewood University is located in the vibrant Dulles Corridor where several dozen Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft and Oracle are found. The area is part of Fairfax County, one of the most affluent counties in the U.S., where 34,000 companies call it home. With a large IT presence, it has been dubbed the Silicon Valley of the East Coast. The University campus is only a 5-minute walk from the Silver Line Metro Station, which offer easy commuter access for Washington D.C. area working professionals and other students.

Founded in the Spring of 2014 in Reston, Virginia, and supported by the late Reston founder Robert E. Simon, Clarewood University aims at providing a high-quality MBA (Master of Business Administration) program that emulates the ideals of Mr. Simon: sustainability, diversity and togetherness as a community. With his permission, the school was named the Robert E. Simon School of Business.

Our Mission: 

The mission of Clarewood University is to develop the professional talents and intellectual skills of students through academic programs and business activities that draw on a cross-cultural educational experience and meet the challenges facing the global community in the 21st century. Different business models are applied in a practicum-oriented environment, where students experience cross-cultural engagements applicable to global business and development settings.


Robert E. Simon Participated CUVA board meeting on April 18, 2015.
Robert E. Simon participating in the CUVA Board Meeting on April 18, 2015.