Process for non-GW Students
To complete your application, follow the application process for the Columbian College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
You will apply online for the “Spring 2017” semester at the Foggy Bottom Campus.
With your application you must submit these materials DIRECTLY to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences:
- Two letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional sources
- All college or university transcripts. You must submit every university transcript even if only one class was taken for credit from an institution.
- Three Personal Statement Essays of no more than 350 words each.
- A resume or CV
Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences – Graduate Admissions Office
The George Washington University
801 22nd Street NW, Phillips Hall 107
Washington DC 20052
The GRE is not required in order to apply for this certificate program.
Let us help guide you through the application process. Please review this document before you begin.
Special Instructions for International Students
All international students who are citizens of countries where English is not the official language will be required to take the TOEFL exam. This is a university requirement and it cannot be waived no matter how competent an English writer and/or speaker the applicant is.
The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 80 on the Internet-based test or 550 on the paper-based test.
Please note that student visas are not available for certificate programs. So international students requiring a visa should not apply to this program.