|Application Deadline||7/29/2022||December 2022|
|Start Date||8/29/2022||January 2023|
*Applicants must apply in the summer to start this program in the fall semester.
To be accepted to this program, you must have:
|3.3 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale|
|Prerequisite Coursework: |
Applicants must have completed a minimum of 45 credits of college-level coursework at a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a minimum cumulative and science GPA of 2.5.
Prerequisite courses that must be completed prior to admission include the General Education courses (and credits) listed below:
6 credits in English composition
3 credits in college mathematics (college algebra, statistics, or above)
3 to 4 credits in natural or physical science with a lab
6 credits in social sciences
3 credits in humanities
Applicants who have completed a minimum of 24 credits of college-level coursework, and have been admitted to the Governor of Virginia’s Health Science Academy through the Alexandria County Public School system, may apply to the program, provided they have completed the following:
21 credits in General Education prerequisite courses.
Enrollment in at least one course at a regionally accredited institution of higher education during their first fall or spring semester after high school graduation.
|A written personal statement: Please include a 250–500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at the George Washington University and your academic objectives, career goals, and related qualifications including collegiate, professional, and community activities, relevant to your program of interest. Include any substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application form.|
|Application fee: A non-refundable application fee of $80 is required. The application fee is waived for active-duty U.S. military, current GW students, degree-holding GW alumni, current McNair Program Scholars, and graduates of minority-serving institutions (MSI).|
|Two letters of recommendation from a previous instructor or employer|
|Official transcripts from every college and university attended. All non-U.S. transcripts (including those in English) must be evaluated by an accredited foreign credential agency. Please find the list of member organizations here: https://www.naces.org/members.|
If you have an Associate’s degree from a participating D.C., Maryland, or Virginia community college, you may be eligible for guaranteed admission to this program. Review the list of participating institutions or complete this form to speak with an online admissions advisor for more details.
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Note, 45 transferrable credits required to apply for BSHS and BSHS/MSHS dual degree programs
|This program is not visa eligible. Permanent residents or those with a valid visa (e.g., work) may apply to perform their rotation in the US. International students may apply without a visa if they have an approved clinical site in their geographic region. |
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are also required to submit official test scores for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Pearson’s Test of English (PTE) Academics, or the academic International English Language Test System (IELTS). The following are the minimum scores for admission consideration:
International applicants may be considered for admission without submitting the above scores if:
NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.