For International Students

Georgetown has additional requirements for some international applicants. 

Admissions Checklist:

  • Application requirements found on the How to Apply page.
  • Official transcripts: WES, ECE, or SpanTran course-by-course evaluation for all institutions attended outside of the U.S.
  • English Language Proficiency Exams for non-native English speakers (one of the following): 
    • TOEFL: Minimum score of 100 (iBT), 600 (paper-based test), or 250 (computer-based test)
      • TOEFL iBT MyBest™ scores are accepted for admission to undergraduate and graduate programs.
      • School of Continuing Studies Institution Code: 5986
    • IELTS: Minimum score of 7.0
      • Please have your official scores sent to:
        Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
        640 Massachusetts Ave NW
        Washington, DC 20001

Please Note: If you meet any of the following criteria, you are not required to submit a TOEFL/IELTS score:

  • You have a degree conferred from an institution where the language of instruction is English.
  • Your native language is English.
  • You successfully complete the Advanced Level of the Intensive Academic Track at Georgetown's English Language Center.*

*Is your TOEFL score below 100 or IELTS score below 7? We encourage you to enroll in the Georgetown ELC Intensive Academic English program to improve your academic English skills if you do not have the minimum TOEFL or IELTS score. The number of semesters needed depends on a test of your language proficiency. Once you successfully complete the advanced level of the Intensive English Academic track, you may submit your degree application for review and email the admissions advisor documentation showing you have completed the Intensive English program. Admission to degree programs is not guaranteed.

If you have any questions regarding these policies, please contact the Office of Admissions.