To be accepted into this program, you must have:
|Cumulative and Science GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale|
|Personal statement: Applicants must include a 250–500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at GW, 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.|
|One letter of recommendation|
|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).|
|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|
Completed coursework: All required courses must be completed with a C grade (C- grades and lower do not transfer) or better at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning:
*Please be prepared to provide unofficial transcripts to determine program admissibility.
|Students who live outside of the Washington, D.C., metro area are required to secure a satisfactory clinical site at the time of admission. Learn more about the clinical placement process.|
|Review the Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening Policies in the Health Sciences Programs Bulletin|
|Post Matriculation (to be completed before the end of the first semester): Physical exam with clinician sign-off of Essential Functions Form, copy of criminal background check, and a copy of drug screening test|
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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.