MAccy Admission

Qualifications & Prerequisites


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Strong academic performance
  • Demonstrated professional interest in accountancy

Online Application Requirements

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

  • Completed online application with non-refundable application fee

  • Current résumé uploaded through the online application system

  • Two letters of recommendation - professional references preferred

  • Statement of career objectives - In no more than 500 words, describe how the MAccy program fits into your professional life and your career objectives

Additional Application Requirements

  • Transcripts: Upload copies of your transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, whether or not the program was completed or the credit appears as a transfer credit on another transcript. Note that admitted students will be required to submit official, sealed transcripts with proof of bachelor’s degree. There is no need to submit them at the time when you first apply.
  • GMAT Score or GRE Score*: Test date must be within past five years. GMAT code: QK4-4F-40; GRE code: 5246

*GMAT Test Waiver Eligibility

Applicants with a bachelor’s GPA of 3.25 or up are eligible to apply for a GMAT waiver, as are those with significant, applicable professional work or military experience. Note that we do not guarantee a GMAT waiver – we only provide a process to request one.

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

Application Deadlines


Fall 2018

  • Priority Deadline:
    • 12/15/2017
  • Final International Deadline:
    • 4/15/2018
  • Final Deadline:
    • 7/15/2018




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