MAccy | Admission


Qualifications for Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree: From a regionally accredited college or university
  • Strong Academic Performance

Online Application Requirements

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

  • Completed Online Application: With $75 non-refundable application fee.
  • Current Résumé: Uploaded through the online application system.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: From professional and/or academic references.
  • Statement of Purpose: In no more than 500 words, describe how the Master of Accountancy program fits into your professional life and your career objectives.

Additional Application Requirements

  • Transcripts: From all colleges/universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as a transfer credit on another transcript. Please mail official transcripts to the mailing address at the end of this page. Unofficial copies may be uploaded to your online application, however official transcripts are required to complete your application.
  • GMAT Score or GRE Score:
    Test date must be within past five years. GMAT code: QK4-4F-40; GRE code: 5246

    Not eligible for a test waiver? George Washington applicants can benefit from 10% off any Kaplan GMAT or GRE preparation course. Use discount code GWUSB10.

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

Admitted Student Profile

While we do not have minimum requirements for test scores, GPA or work experience, our program does attract top academic and professional talent. Statistics from the most recent admission period are as follows:

  • Average GMAT Score: 692
  • Average GPA: 3.53
  • Percentage Military or Veteran: 1.8%
  • Percentage Female: 74%
  • Percentage International: 74%
  • Average Age: 24

Admission Deadlines

The program admits students for fall semester. Only completed applications, with all required materials, will be considered for admission.

Fall Term

Round Application Deadline Decisions Announced
R3 12/5/2016 1/27/2017
R4 2/1/2017 3/10/2017
R5* 4/3/2017 4/28/2017
R6 6/26/2017 7/14/2017
R7 7/17/2017 8/4/2017

* International applications must be received before the Round 5 deadline to be considered for the Fall Term.