Decision & Enrollment

The MPH@GW program admits students on a rolling basis. Approximately 4-6 weeks after your application is fully complete, you will receive an email notifying you of your admissions decision.

Students may be admitted under one of three categories:

  • Regular admission
  • Conditional admission: Students may be conditionally admitted pending official documents such as a final transcript displaying conferral of a degree that was in progress during the admission process. A registration hold will be placed on your account until the conditions are met.
  • Provisional admission: Students who are provisionally admitted are required to meet certain academic benchmarks in the first nine credits of the program.

Applicants who are denied admission to MPH@GW may apply again to the program for the next cohort start date

Your admissions notification will include a PDF package with the following items:

  • Admissions Letter
    The admissions letter will also include any conditions or provision of admission.
  • Declaration of Intent
    The Declaration of Intent informs The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health of your enrollment plans. Students are asked to return the completed form whether or not you choose to accept your offer of admission.
  • Behavioral Standards
    Students in the MPH@GW program are required to adhere to a set of behavioral standards to ensure the integrity of the learning environment for all participants. These standards include presentation, participation, rules & regulations, academic integrity, and overall School of Public Health student policies. You must acknowledge your understanding of these standards to enroll in the program.
  • Informed Consent
    This document informs students of their rights and responsibilities in the MPH@GW, covering topics including location, administration, and accreditation of the program. The Informed Consent form also covers both curricular and extra-curricular requirements for graduation, academic integrity, degree recognition by employers, and residency requirements. You must acknowledge your understanding of these points to enroll in the program.
  • Additional Admission Requirements
    If applicable, this document will include any conditions or provisions of admission. Students are required to sign this document to acknowledge the parameters of their admission to MPH@GW.

All forms may be signed electronically and sent directly back to MPH@GW at admissions@publichealthonline.gwu.edu by the deposit deadline indicated on your admissions letter. Your enrollment will be considered complete and you will be eligible to register for courses once we receive your deposit on campus. Within three business days of receiving your Intent to Enroll documents with an affirmative answer, you will receive instructions to pay your deposit. Please contact your admissions counselor if you have any questions.

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If you are ready to advance your career in public health with an online MPH from GW, request more information or start your application today.

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