GW reviews applications on a rolling basis, sending admission decisions 6-8 weeks after receiving a complete application.  While we recommend that you apply as early as possible, let the deadlines below guide you as you prepare your materials. The campus programs have different deadlines than the online master's programs.

Campus Master's Programs
Domestic Applicants
International Applicants
2016 Spring Deadline: October 1, 2015
We do not accept international applicants in the spring
2016 Summer Deadline: December 15, 2015 We do not accept international applicants in the summer
2016 Fall Scholarship Consideration Deadline: December 15, 2015 2016 Fall Scholarship Consideration Deadline: December 15, 2015

2016 Fall Deadline: March 15, 2016
*Applications submitted after the
final fall deadline will be reviewed and considered for admission based on space available.

2016 Fall Deadline: March 15, 2016

2016 Doctoral Deadline: December 1, 2015 2016 Doctoral Deadline: December 1, 2015

Please note: All Milken Institute School of Public Health programs accept applications for the deadlines listed above except for the following programs: MPH in Public Health Nutrition (fall only); MHA (spring and fall only); MS in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) (fall only).

To be considered for scholarships and priority financial aid, eligible applicants to graduate programs must complete their application, including all supporting documents, by the fall priority deadline. Fall scholarship awards will be announced in early March. There is no priority deadline for Spring awards.

Online Master's Programs

Application deadlines and enrollment dates for the MPH@GW program GW's online master's are different than deadlines for the traditional on-campus programs. For more information about the online master's deadlines, visit the MPH@GW Admissions Overview.

Campus Doctoral Programs

December 1, 2015
Final DrPH/PhD deadline

The Doctor of Public Health program admits students to the fall semester of even years only. Our next entering class will begin in August 2016.

The PhD programs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics admit students each fall. 

  • Biostatistics applications are due by January 5. Biostatistics PhD applicants should use the Apply Yourself online system, not SOPHAS.
  • Epidemiology applications are due by December 1.
Campus Certificate Programs

Certificate programs have the same application deadlines as master's degree programs.  

Campus Undergraduate Programs

For information on undergraduate program deadlines, please visit our Undergraduate Admissions page.