Key Dates & Deadlines

When applying to the George Washington University (GW), as either a first-year or transfer student, it is important to be aware of the key deadlines that you must adhere to. First-year students have three application options: regular decision, early decision I, and early decision II. Transfer students can apply for entry for either fall or spring.

First-Year Application Deadlines

Early Decision 1
Early Decision 2
Regular Decision
First-Year Spring Admission

First-Year Notification Dates

Early Decision I

By Late December

Early Decision II

By Late February

Regular Decision

By Early April

Seven-Year B.A./M.D.

Interview Status: Mid-January

Program Decision: By Early April

Spring Admission

By Early December


Transfer Application Deadlines

Spring Transfer Deadline: October 1
Fall Transfer Deadline: April 15

Transfer Notification Dates

Spring Admission

By Early December

Fall Admission



Financial Aid Deadlines

Calendar iconYou are required to meet all financial aid deadlines to be fully considered for need-based assistance. Need-based assistance is only available to eligible U.S. citizens and permanent residents. International students are not eligible for need-based assistance.