Application Checklist

As you work on your application to the George Washington School of Business, you may be unsure of when it’s the right time to hit “submit.” We think it may be helpful for you to know that we will only review your application after we have received all application materials. If items are outstanding, our admissions team will work with you to make sure we receive all required materials** before our admission committee reviews your application.

**For this initial review, unofficial documents are sufficient.     

Online Application Requirements

To be considered complete, the below must be included in the online application:

Document Required Details Format to Submit
Completed Online Application Form With $75 non-refundable application fee* Online only
Current Résumé Please list entire work history and include months in all date ranges. Upload resume in the employment history section of the online application form. Online Only
Two (2) Letters of Recommendation Professional letters strongly preferred.Letter writers will be prompted via email to submit on your behalf. Online Preferred
Two (2) Essays Preview Essay Questions prior to starting the application. Online Only
Official GMAT Score or GRE Score We accept either GMAT or GRE score reports for application to the MBA program. Test date must be within past five years. 

**Unofficial scores can be uploaded via the “Other Higher Education” on the education page of your application or by email.

Electronic Preferred;
Official Transcripts From all colleges/universities attended where 12 credit hours or more of coursework were taken. Please mail official transcripts to the mailing address at the end of this page.**Unofficial transcripts may be submitted with application for review. Copies of official transcripts will  be required if offered admission to a program. Online Preferred

*The Application fee may be waived.  Find a complete list of waived applicants

Information for International Applicants

International applicants must submit one of the following—an official TOEFL score of at least 100 (internet-based test) or 600 (paper-based test), an official IELTS score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0, or a PTE Academic Score of at least 68. Test date must be within the past two years.

TOEFL code: 5246

Exceptions to this requirement

  • You have earned a bachelor, master, or doctoral degree from an institution in which English is the language of instruction and the official language of the country in which the university is located. In addition to the United States, applicants from the following countries are exempt from this requirement.
  • You have earned a bachelor, master, or doctoral degree from an institution that is accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency—see list of approved schools.

Contact Information

Please have official transcripts mailed to the Graduate Admissions contact information below:

The George Washington University
School of Business
Duques Hall, Suite 550
2201 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052