Admission deadlines: Fall - January 15
Spring - September 1
Summer - March 1 (non-F1 visa seeking applicants)
Standardized test scores: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required of all applicants. (Institution code 5246).
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the PTE Academic is required of all applicants except those who hold a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from a college or university in the United States or from an institution located in a country in which English is the official language, provided English was the language of instruction. Minimum scores:
- TOEFL: 550 on paper-based or 80 on Internet-based;
- Academic IELTS: an overall band score of 6.0 with no individual score below 5.0;
- PTE Academic: 53.
Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations required. If possible, one recommendation should be from your advisor at the institution from which you earned your highest degree.
Prior academic records: Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
If academic records are in a language other than English, a copy in the original language and an English language translation must be uploaded. Transcript evaluations should not be uploaded. Applicants who have earned a degree from an Indian university are required to submit individual semester marksheets.
Statement of purpose: In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University; describe your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans; and discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned.
International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information ( carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW.

For more information on the admission process, please visit the SEAS Frequently Asked Questions page.

Contact for questions: - 202-994-1802 (phone) - 202-994-1651 (fax)
9:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 24 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses. 

BME 4482Medical Measurements
BME 6481Regulatory Law for Medical Devices
BME 6483Medical Instrumentation Design
BME 6994Biomedical Engineering Regulatory Practicum I
BME 6995Biomedical Engineering Regulatory Practicum II
RAFF 6201Introduction to Global Regulatory Affairs
RAFF 6203Regulatory Device Diagnostics
RAFF 6205Regulatory Affairs Compliance
6 credits in elective courses selected from the following:
BME 4820Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
BME 4830Introduction to Medical Imaging Methods
BME 6486Clinical Medicine for Engineers
BME 6487Rehabilitation Medicine Engineering
CSCI 4531Computer Security
CSCI 4532Information Policy
ECE 6565Telecommunications Security
EMSE 6020Decision Making with Uncertainty
EMSE 6765Data Analysis for Engineers and Scientists
EMSE 6770Techniques of Risk Analysis and Management
MAE 6204Tissue Engineering
MAE 6238Biomaterials