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Elliott School Dean Michael Brown discusses some of the things that make the Elliott School of International Affairs so unique.

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Office of Graduate Admissions

The Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-7050
Email: esiagrad@gwu.edu

Chat with us on Skype (esiagrad1) on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. EST

Graduate Admissions

Are you ready to make a difference?


The Elliott School fosters an environment where innovative ideas and dedication to public service flourish. We provide a forum where students learn from the brightest minds and are encouraged to bring forth their ideas. If you have a passion for international affairs and improving the world around us, we encourage you to apply to one of our graduate programs:

Start the application process.

To ensure your application is submitted correctly and on time, follow this simple application process.

1. Gather application materials. 
All graduate school applicants must submit:

  • an application
  • application fee
  • resume
  • statement of purpose
  • letters of recommendation
  • transcripts from previous schools attended
  • scores for the GRE/TOEFL

» Read more about application materials

2. Review important deadlines.
Ensure all application materials are submitted by the admissions deadlines for fall and spring semesters. 
» Application Deadlines

3. Review tuition and fees. 
Familiarize yourself with The George Washington University's tuition policies and estimated costs for Elliott School graduate students. 
» Tuition and fees

4. Explore financial aid opportunities. 
Learn more about the fellowships, scholarships, grants, and other financial assistance that may be available to you. 
» Fellowships and financial aid

5. Complete an application.
Complete the online application, or request a print application.

Graduate Programs Brochure

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If you are looking for a vibrant academic community — one with a global perspective and a commitment to the public good — then look no further than Washington, DC, and GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs.