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Admission Information

Application Deadlines Fall 2021

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Applications are still open for entry in Fall 2022.


Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration for admission and scholarship aid.


Final application deadline for Fall 2022.

Application Requirements

Please be sure to review the Graduate School Admissions Application Procedures page.

  • Application Form
  • Non-refundable $90 Application Fee (if applying after the January 15 priority deadline)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Unofficial Transcripts (all prior institutions) 
  • Official Recommendations (2)
  • Resume / C.V.
  • 10-30 Page Writing Sample
  • TOEFL/IELTS  (please see below)

While not required, applicants may submit standardized test scores (e.g., GRE, MCAT, LSAT,) if available as part of their application materials.

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.

Applicants with degrees from universities outside of the United States must submit documentation from the institution stating that English is the primary language of instruction as part of their application materials.

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:

IELTS: A minimum score of 7.0 from the International English Language Testing System. IELTS Information: 

Cost of Attendance

 For information on the cost of attendance for this program, please go to:

Admission Decisions

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.

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