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
Fall Session I
Deadline: July 31
Start Date: August 26
End Date: December 15
Completed Online Application
Complete and submit the online application for your program of interest.
Transcripts and Score Reports
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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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Friday, March 13th, 2020 at 11:54 AM EDT
Georgetown University remains open and dedicated to excellence in providing key services to our community. All in-person courses continue through distance instruction. All staff and faculty who normally work at the 640 Massachusetts Ave NW campus are teleworking and are available virtually.
Please note: If you are applying to our programs and have concerns about your immigration status, please email ELCimmigration@georgetown.edu for assistance.