Forms & Required Materials

Forms & Required Materials

GW accepts the Common Application for both freshman and transfer admission.   The Common Application must be submitted online by the stated deadlines.

In addition, freshman applicants are required to submit the Counselor Recommendation/School Report form, the Teacher Recommendation form, the Early Decision Agreement form (if applying under one of GW's Early Decision programs), and the Mid-Year Report form, all of which are available through the Common Application website.  Students applying for admission to a program in the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design will need to submit a portfolio of 10 to 15 completed works of art as part of the application process. 

Transfer applicants are required to submit the Teacher Recommendation form and the Transfer College Report, which can also be found on the Common Application website. 

GW also offers prospective students the option of selecting both a primary and an alternate school choice on the application. 

Additional Forms

Financial Certificate for International Applicants

Request for Deferred Admission Form

I-20 Transfer Verification Form for F-1 Students

Application for Readmission to GW Form


Presidential Scholars in the Arts Forms - Fall 2016

Students interested in the Presidential Scholars in the Arts program must submit the Presidential Scholars in the Arts Audition Form and audition during the Presidential Scholars in the Arts audition days in the early spring of 2016.  The audition dates and the online audition form will be posted to the website in late October. Please check back for more information.