How to Apply
Application Deadlines Fall 2021
PRIORITY: FEB 15
Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration for admission and scholarship aid. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, application fees are waived through this date.
INTERNATIONAL: FEB 15
Applications from non-U.S. citizens or non-residents must be received by this date. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, application fees are waived through this date.
REGULAR: MAY 15
Final application deadline for fall 2020.
Please be sure to review the Graduate School Admissions Application Procedures page.
- Application Form
- Non-refundable Application Fee
- Statement of Purpose
- Unofficial Transcripts (all prior institutions)
- Official Recommendations (2)
- Resume / C.V.
- GRE Score (optional)
- TOEFL/IELTS (please see below)
- Writing Sample
The MCAT test is not required, but applicants may submit test results in place of the GRE, as part of their application materials.
GRE – Graduate Record Exam
There is no required minimum score on the GRE. Georgetown University’s reporting code is 5244. Test scores must be received by the application deadline date. Applicants should allow six to eight weeks from the test date for the reporting of scores to the institution. Applications will not be considered without GRE scores. Information on registering to take the GRE can be found at: http://www.gre.org/ttindex.html
English Proficiency: TOEFL / IELTS
All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the English language sufficient to meet the admission requirement of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Proficiency can be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction (please note that applicants receiving degrees at universities in U.S. territories, such as Puerto Rico, are required to submit the TOEFL or IELTS unless the primary language of instruction at the institution is English). All other applicants must achieve at least a minimum score on either the TOEFL or IELTS test. Test scores must be received by the application deadline date. Applicants should allow six to eight weeks from the test date for the reporting of scores to the institution. Applications will not be considered without TOEFL/IELTS scores.
TOEFL: A minimum score of 80 (iBT test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Georgetown University’s reporting code is 5244. TOEFL information: http://www.ets.org/toefl/
IELTS: A minimum score of 7.0 from the International English Language Testing System. IELTS Information: http://www.ielts.org
Cost of Attendance
For information on the cost of attendance for this program, please go to: https://finaid.georgetown.edu/graduate/aid-by-program
Applicants to the Aging & Health Program must be in the last semester of undergraduate study or hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students are admitted for full-time or part-time studies. The program admissions committee makes all admission recommendations on a case-by-case basis. The Dean of the Graduate School makes all final decisions. Details for applicants to the program are provided below.