Graduate Admissions

We Build Leaders for the World. Come Join Us.


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


-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.

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