Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

George Washington University
Washington, DC


Details at a Glance

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    grad Public
  • Application Fee

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Our Program

Located in Washington, D.C., GW boasts an extensive alumni network that covers all states, D.C. and 120+ countries around the world.

Columbian College’s doctoral, master’s and graduate certificate programs offer a transformative experience, connecting students with some of the most influential leaders and institutions while partnering with public and private organizations in the nation’s capital and around the globe.

Our graduate students are prepared for academic and professional advancement through an education steeped in rigorous scholarship and practical application.


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $80


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Additional Requirements

An application for admission is required for all graduate programs. Details including the general application process and document requirements for domestic students are provided.

Each Columbian College graduate program has its own set of application requirements. application deadlines for graduate programs also vary. Depending on the program, you may be asked to submit test scores, a portfolio, varying numbers of recommendation letters and other materials. Carefully review the application requirements and deadlines for your program by visiting the program page in the GW Graduate Program Finder.

Interested international students should visit our International Graduate Applicants page for additional application requirements.

Current GW undergraduate students who want to apply for a combined degree (bachelor's + master's) should visit our Combined Degree Programs page.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at

Application Deadline

Application deadlines vary by program. To learn the deadline for your program, please consult the program’s page in the GW Graduate Program Finder. We must receive your online application and all supporting documents before 12 p.m. Eastern Time on the day of the admission deadline.

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