Key Dates & Deadlines

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

Freshman Application Deadlines

Early Decision 1
Early Decision 2
Regular Decision
Freshman Spring Admission

Freshman Notification Dates

Early Decision I

Mid-to-late December

Early Decision II


Regular Decision

Late March/Early April

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

Interview Status: Mid-January

Program Decision: Late March/Early April

Spring Admission

Late November


Transfer Application Deadlines

Spring Transfer Deadline: October 1
Fall Transfer Deadline: March 1

Transfer Notification Dates

Spring Admission

Late November

Fall Admission

Late April/Early May


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.