As the health and well being of our students and community is important right now, Georgetown English Language Center classes will be operating in a remote learning format—using Zoom video conferencing to mirror a traditional classroom with regular interaction between professors and students—through August 2021. Please refer to Georgetown's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center for the latest updates and guidance.
To make applying as simple and straightforward as possible, we've put together a checklist of everything you need to complete your application. If you have any questions along the way, please contact guELC@georgetown.edu.
Deadlines and Program Dates
Deadline: December 1
Start Date: January 6
End Date: May 14
Deadline: August 1
Start Date: August 25
End Date: December 14
Completed Online Application
Complete and submit the online application for your program of interest.
All applicants must have at least completed a bachelor’s degree, or are in the process of completing the final year of their undergraduate degree. Degrees from overseas universities must be accompanied by a transcript evaluation from a NACES-approved service.
Students may submit their transcript through the application portal, email it to guELC@georgetown.edu, or have their previous institution send an electronic transcript for the highest degree attained.
Requirements for Non-native English Speakers
Non-native English speakers without a degree from a university in an English-speaking country must submit their most recent official TOEFL or IELTS score. English proficiency will be confirmed prior to admission by interview and writing exam. The interview and exam will be conducted online.
Student visas are only available for the spring semester when one-week practicum sessions are available. Non-U.S. citizens who are not currently residing in the U.S. cannot attend Saturday on-campus practicum sessions in tourist status.
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