Admissions & Financial Aid

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GW’s College of Professional Studies prepares you to advance to the next phase in your career.  Whether you’re completing a bachelor’s degree, working towards your master’s or starting your journey in a new field through a certificate, CPS programs will help get you to the next level right away. Our experienced professors, motivated students and engaged networks will provide you with opportunities, connections and skills to reach your goals and then go beyond.

Our diverse and flexible programs require different criteria for applicants. Please refer to the specific program you are interested in to find what these requirements are. We are committed to making the application process as streamlined as possible.


Graduate Admissions


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5 Locations to Study



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5 Master's Degrees



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5 Certificate Programs



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4 Bachelor's Programs



320,000 alumni GW Alumni Around the World - The George Washington


320,000+ GW Alumni Around the World



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Graduate Applications, students at table studying, books on shelves




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More Information


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Financial Aid Opportunities

There are various aid opportunities you can explore to help finance your education, as well as offices at the university that can assist you through the process. 


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