The application is continuously open; you can select the semester and year you would like to be admitted.
If you are applying to more than one degree at GW (such as the MPP and MPA), you must submit a separate application for each degree. The George Washington University's ETS reporting code is 5246.
Hard copies can also be submitted and these should be submitted in signed, sealed envelopes.
Recommendation forms are not required; traditional letters of recommendation are perfectly acceptable.
Students who may be eligible for funding based on financial need must also submit a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal government.
Ameri Corps, Peace Corps and Teach for America alumni are eligible to receive a one time award of ,000 for the MPA or MPP program.
If you would like to apply for a fee waiver, simply select that option within the system when you go to pay the fee.
Explain the reason you believe you qualify and submit. Note for online applicants: You may pay the application fee by credit card.
Additional letters are also permitted, but not necessary.
See our frequently asked questions for more information on the letters of recommendation.