Admissions Information

 

The application deadline is January 15, 2017 for entering the MA in American Government Program in Fall 2017. 

Specific information about application requirements can be found under Graduate Program Admissions on the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences website.

Applications must include:

  • a resume or CV
  • an official copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (if you have previously enrolled in a graduate program)
  • a statement of purpose (approximately 500 words)
  • an academic writing sample (10-20 pages)
  • three (3) letters of recommendation, to be requested by the student but submitted electronically by the recommender
  • application fee

All applicants must submit GRE scores as part of their application. No exceptions are made, even for those who already possess a graduate degree. For non-native English speaking applicants, the TOEFL is required in addition to the GRE.

All applications must be filed electronically through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences website.

Questions? Please call the Government Department at (202) 687-6130 or email Program Coordinator Maricruz Luna (ml49@georgetown.edu) or Associate Director Anne Cammisa (amc38@georgetown.edu).


TUITION AND FEES

For the 2017-2018 school year, the Graduate School tuition rate is $1,995 per credit hour.  All graduate students, with the exception of Biomedical students, will be assessed tuition charges based on the number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled. For more information, please see https://studentaccounts.georgetown.edu/tuition/graduate.

Please note that full time Georgetown students are required to carry health insurance, either through a Georgetown or an equivalent plan. For further information, please consult: http://studentaffairs.georgetown.edu/insurance/.

"Yates" Recreational Fee: All full-time students are also required to pay a recreational facility fee (known as the "Yates" fee). This fee is optional for part-time students. For further information, please consult: http://yates.georgetown.edu/about/memberships/.