What will I learn?

There’s no better place to study medicine than GW. With a rich history of training leaders in medicine and research, the University offers a world-class clinical education, a faculty of renowned physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and unlimited personal and professional opportunities—all set against the vibrant, diverse backdrop of the nation’s capital.

GW offers some of the most innovative and technologically advanced resources available in academic medicine, including the Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills Center. Through volunteering, internships and international programs, students live the GW Medical Center mission of improving the health and well being of our local, national and global communities. In on-campus labs and at health organizations throughout the District of Columbia, students can also pursue cutting-edge research that will impact the prevention and treatment of disease.

The M.D. program offers both a traditional curriculum and a decelerated program, which divides first-year coursework over two years. The elective track program offers students course work in areas beyond the core curriculum, including community/urban health, emergency management, environmental health, global health, health policy, integrative medicine, medical education leadership, medical humanities or research. Experiences through the program include unique learning objectives, special lectures, mentorship and hands-on experience.

International Doctor of Medicine Degree

The International M.D. offers non-U.S. citizens a curriculum to prepare for medical practice in their home country.

Joint Degree Programs

Our joint degree programs offer a seven- or eight-year B.A./B.S./M.D. designed for high school seniors, an M.D./M.P.H. with the School of Public Health and Health Services and an M.D./Ph.D. that integrates a doctoral degree from selected biomedical science graduate programs.

Which department am I in?

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$31,770.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

George Washington University

1918 F Street, NW,

WASHINGTON,

District Of Columbia,

20052, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission, applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

For international students

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL: 80 on the internet-based test (iBT), 550 on the paper-based test (PBT)

IELTS: Overall band score no less than 6.0, no individual band score less than 5.0

PTE Academic: 53

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About this uni

With a history dating back to 1821, the university is internationally-recognized and ranked among the world’s top 200 universities.

  • Home to over 28,000 students from over 130 countries
  • 90% of graduates employed or further study within 6 months
  • Offers students 12,000 internship opportunities
  • An extensive global alumni network of 290,000