Apply to Georgetown

Thank you for interest in the MA Program in Democracy and Governance at Georgetown University. We look forward to receiving your application. All candidates must use the online application system. If you are having difficulty, please contact the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Office of Admissions at

Fall 2021 Applications are currently closed.

Have an inquiry?

Application Checklist

  • Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences online application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended mailed to:

    Georgetown University 
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    3700 O Street, NW
    Intercultural Center
    Suite 302
    Box 571004
    Washington, DC 20057-1004
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. The GRE is recommended but not required. Georgetown’s ETS code is 5244
  • Résumé or C.V.
  • TOEFL /IELTS scores for international applicants who have not previously attended an English-speaking college or university.
  • Statement of Purpose approximately 500 words in length
  • Academic writing sample
  • Three (3) letters of recommendations
  • Georgetown application fee