Application & Admission

Application Deadline

 Fall Admissions
(Off-campus: Arlington Education Center or Virginia Science and Technology Campus)

Early decision:  March 1
(consideration for PACTS scholarship at the Arlington Campus)

General admission:  April 1 (Applications received after April 1 will be reviewed, space permitting)

Admissions Information

To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Integrated Information, Science, and Technology, applicants must have:

  • Earned an Associate’s degree in science, technology or related fields from a regionally accredited community college or university, or earned at least 60 transferrable credit hours of suitable course work from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, and provide application materials.
  • Students who have entered the program without an Associate’s degree (but with 60 transferrable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution of higher education) must have a range of courses that satisfies a general education distribution requirement. This requirement includes a total of 24 credit hours with at least 6 credit hours in each of the following general areas:
    1. Quantitative and logical reasoning (earned at least 6 credit hours)
    2. Natural sciences with one lab course (earned at least 6 credit hours)
    3. Arts and humanities (earned at least 6 credit hours)
    4. Social and behavioral sciences (earned at least 6 credit hours)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70
  • Proof of high school completion (final high school transcript, GED, or copy of high school diploma), unless a university degree (Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate) was earned

Note: Acceptable transfer coursework must be successfully completed from a regionally accredited institution and earned with a grade of C or higher (C-, D and F do not transfer).

Transfer Agreement with Local Community Colleges

GW has agreements with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and Montgomery College (MC) to accept transfer credits, as applicable, to the Integrated Information, Science, and Technology bachelor's degree program.

  • Click HERE for more information about GW's agreement with NOVA.
  • Click HERE for details on GW's agreement with Montgomery College.

Application Information

This program requires the submission of a completed application for admission. An online application system accepts all the required application materials electronically, except official transcripts and official test scores. Official test scores, if applicable, are sent to us directly from the appropriate testing organization upon your request. Official hard copy transcripts and documents that are not submitted online must be mailed to us at the following address:

The College of Professional Studies
Office of Admissions
The George Washington University
1925 Ballenger Ave., Suite 250
Alexandria, VA 22314

To be considered "official" transcripts, they must remain sealed in their envelope as they were by the issuing university. Transcripts will be considered unofficial if the envelope has been opened. 

Please note that recommendations and transcripts take several weeks to arrive. Please plan accordingly.

Before you begin the online application, please read the detailed application instructions. Please contact the admissions office if you need assistance with the application. 

If you are ready to apply, you can proceed directly to the online application and check the status of your application.