How To Apply

Preferred Application Submission Deadlines

Spring 2025

October 15
Application will open in September.

Summer 2025

January 15

Fall 2024

March 15
Application will close on June 1st, 2024.
All application materials have to be in your file by June 1st. We will not review incomplete applications after this date.

Please see this page for who should apply to the program.

Application Checklist

Submit the on-line application (new window). The application form should be completed in one sitting.

If you are not ready to submit your supporting documentation (essay, short answer, and resume) at the time you complete the form, you will have the opportunity to submit it on your application portal at a later date. Please note your application will not be considered complete until these materials are submitted.

Please send your transcripts and letters AFTER you submit your application.

Log back into your application at: (new window)

Why are you a good match for the program? Why Georgetown? (250 word limit) PDF Format, submitted to the online application.

A one-page single spaced essay describing your interest in pursuing a career in medicine and relevant information about your undergraduate education and work experience. PDF Format, submitted to the online application.

A one-page resume. PDF Format, submitted to the online application.

Please provide your letter writer information in the portal:

To do so, after you submit the application, please log into your account using the instructions sent to your email inbox. In the portal, scroll down to the “Manage Recommendations” section. Follow the link to create a recommendation letter request.

An email with submission information will be generated for the letter writer automatically. Your letter writer can email us at with any questions.

More than one letter is allowed.

If you would like to use a letter service such as Interfolio, you may also send the letter to and we will upload the letter to your file.

Letter writer(s) can address the letter to ‘Georgetown Pre-Health Postbac Admissions’.

Please type in your SAT and/or ACT results in the online application. We do not require official score reports to be sent.
-If you do not have an SAT or ACT score, you can leave this question blank.
-Please report your GRE score, if you have one already. You do not need the GRE to apply to our program however.
-Please report your SAT/ACT score(s) if they are older than five or ten years old. There is no preference for when the exam was taken.

The current application fee is $75. The fee can be paid via credit card or checking account in the application system. Please click the payment button only once and wait to process the payment. If you click the payment button more than once you will be charged multiple times.

If you would like to pay by a physical check or money order, please send your payment to the address below. Please address the check to Georgetown University.

*If you cannot afford to pay the application fee, you may request a fee waiver. Please provide an explanation for your request and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Please submit official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended. Electronic Transcripts are preferred. Please have your university send the eTranscript to our email: We accept transcripts from Parchment, the National Student Clearinghouse, TranscriptsNetwork, Credentials Solutions, other transcript delivery services and official PDFs sent by universities.

Please send your transcript(s) AFTER you submit your application.
Please do not send your highschool transcript(s), they are not needed.

*If you have attended Georgetown University, you do not need to send the GU transcript, as our office will be able to retrieve it from MyAccess.

*For those schools that use Parchment, if our email address is unavailable, please contact your university registrar for instructions on how to send the transcript to

*For those schools that use National Student Clearinghouse, in the address area please select “Other” under “Departments within the University” and type in our email address

Please do not send your transcript to the School of Continuing Studies or Biomedical Graduate Education- those are separate schools at Georgetown and we will not be able to track down your transcript. Please make sure it is sent to OR to the Georgetown Postbac program only.

Mailing Address:

Post-Bac Pre-Med Certificate Program
Office of the Dean
College of Arts & Sciences
White Gravenor 108
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057

Our application process is rolling. Applicants who complete the application by the preferred deadline will be prioritized for review and seat availability. We will accept applications until an assigned date. Applications and materials (i.e., transcripts, letters of recommendation, essay, short question and resume) have to be submitted by the final deadline. Applications will not be reviewed until all the required materials are received by our office. Please note applications are reviewed in order of completion, not in order of submission of the original application form. We encourage you to complete your application by the preferred deadlines to ensure adequate review time and seat availability.