Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Requirements to apply for the Global Bachelor's Program include:

  • A Personal Statement or Video
  • Unofficial GW Transcripts
  • Meeting with your academic advisor
  • A Four Year Plan reviewed by your academic advisor
  • Resume (GWSB Only)

 


Individual School Eligibility

Elliott School | Columbian College | GW School of Business 

 

Students in all Elliott School undergraduate degree programs are eligible to apply for the Global Bachelor’s program. After the initial cohort semester in Belfast or Shanghai, students will study either in two additional study abroad locations, or, one study abroad semester and a foreign summer internship. Study abroad locations will be based upon where the student is able to study his/her concentration and complete the six semesters of a foreign language. Students will be required to complete a plan of study prior to the first semester abroad, which must be approved by the student’s academic advisor. Students are expected to keep their academic advisors apprised of any changes to the plan of study.

 

The Global Bachelor’s program is open to CCAS students in all majors.

After the initial cohort semester in Belfast or Shanghai After the initial cohort semester in Belfast or Shanghai, students will study either in two additional study abroad locations,or, one study abroad semester and a foreign summer internship. . The study abroad location must be appropriate to the student’s major as determined in consultation with the student’s advisors.

CCAS students in the Global Bachelor’s program must complete one full year or two sequenced courses of study in the same foreign language. It is suggested that students do even more foreign language study, at least to achieve second-year proficiency in one foreign language.

 

Participation Requirements - GWSB

Students in all GWSB undergraduate degree programs will be eligible to apply for the Global Bachelor’s Program. However, the program is designed specifically for BBA and BACCY students.

Students are encouraged to take academic coursework to advance their knowledge of the local language in each country of study. BBA student completion of the GW Global Bachelor’s Program will substitute for the minor requirement outside of the business school. Program participants will be expected to share their experiences with the GWSB community by assisting in the marketing and promotion of the program upon reentry to the United States.

GWSB students are eligible to apply to the signature program in Paris and should receive guidance to select second and third semester study abroad programs appropriate for their concentrations and areas of geographic interest. GWSB Global Bachelor students must seek separate admission for all study abroad programs, including the GWSB signature program, for which they receive priority admission