International Applicants


The George Washington University welcomes applicants from all over the world and is committed to a diverse student body. For the most recent data on international graduate student enrollment, by country and school, please click here.

University Resources for International Students
The George Washington University has a full array of academic and co-curricular support services available to all GW graduate students, as well as a wide variety of international, ethnic and cultural organizations and other resources for international students. We encourage you to take advantage of all our services and opportunities:

  • Academic Support Services
  • Facilities, Libraries and Technology
  • The Student Activities Center’s searchable database with details and contact information about GW student organizations.
  • The International Services Office (ISO) provides assistance and information to international students, scholars and faculty at The George Washington University. Some of the services provided by ISO to the international members of the GW community include:
    • Orientation programs for international students new to GW
    • A pre-arrival guide for new students
    • Immigration advising and information on immigration regulations
    • Social and recreational activities
    • Programs to foster intercultural relationships and learning
    • Cultural adjustment workshops and support groups

Useful External Resources for International Students
We recommend a number of external resources that may be of help to you as you consider graduate study:

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