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: early decision I, and early decision II, and regular decision. 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

Seven-Year B.A./M.D. Program: November 15


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

graphic presentation of calendarYou 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. GW encourages you to submit your financial aid application by your admission application deadline for priority processing.