How To Apply

Georgetown University will be closed for the holidays December 21st-January 2nd. Rolling application review for the summer 2023 and fall 2023 will begin after January 2nd, 2023.

Preferred Application Submission Deadlines

Spring 2023

October 15
Application is now closed

Summer 2023

January 15
Application is now available

Fall 2023

March 15
Application is now available

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

Application Checklist

Submit the on-line application at: (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.

Log back into your application at: (new window)

Why are you a good match for the program? (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 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

Mailing Address:

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

Our application process is rolling. We will accept applications until the seats are filled or until two weeks before class registration begins for the semester. Applications and materials (i.e., payment, transcripts, letters of recommendation) may be submitted after the application deadline. Applications will not be reviewed until all the required materials are received by our office. We encourage you to submit your application by the preferred deadlines to ensure adequate review time and seat availability.