Admissions Criteria

The application opened on December 01, 2018.  Applications will be accepted from persons who are entering at least their sophomore year of college, are college graduates, or are current medical school students. 

The completed application form, transcripts, and non-refundable $50 application fee should be received by June 1, 2019. 

For remediating medical and dental students, the application deadline is extended to June 15, 2019.   Medical/Dental students making up a class also need the approval of their dean.  Call to inquire about late application. Full tuition payment is due on or before first day of class.  Applicants should have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, and for Human Physiology they should have completed courses in General and Organic Chemistry.  For Human Gross Anatomy applicants should have completed a course in Biology.

International Students


Non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. legal permanent residents who are admitted to the Georgetown Summer Medical Institutes are eligible to study in the program in F-1 or J-1 student status.  Students will receive a link in their GSMI admission letter directing them to the Office of Global Services (OGS) website to apply for a Georgetown-issued Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 immigration document. OGS will issue the Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 within four weeks of receiving a complete application via the online International Student Portal.

 Instructions on how to apply for an F-1 or J-1 visa are available on the OGS website. Please contact OGS with any questions pertaining to appropriate immigration statuses for participation in a full-time course of study. 

Due to lenthy processing times, individuals requiring immigration support are required to apply to the GSMI program prior to April 12, 2019.

Students enrolled in foreign medical schools should apply for the regular course (not the remedial course) unless specifically instructed to by the GSMI Program.

The language of instruction is English.

For further information for international students, please visit the OGS website at

GSMI Application Submission

Applications and application fees must be submitted online through the electronic application system.

In addition to the application, all applicants MUST submit an official transcript from the Current/Most Recent Program that you have attended (matching the information that you provided in the application).  An official transcript is one mailed directly from the Registrar to the Office of Admissions and contains the notation of the degree awarded (if applicable). Transcripts or transcript envelopes that are marked with “Issued to Student”, “Unofficial Transcript”, or other similar notation will not be accepted.  If you have attended multiple schools, please do not submit additional transcripts unless specifically requested to by the Committee on Admissions.

Letters of Recommendation are NOT required and should not be submitted.  However, applicants applying for a remedial class must submit a letter of permission from their current medical school.

Please submit all additional materials to:
(For USPS including Express Mail):
GSMI – Office of Admissions
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Box 571421
Washington, DC 20057-1421

(For Commercial Courier – UPS, FedEx, etc.)
GSMI – Office of Admissions
Georgetown University School of Medicine
3900 Reservoir Road, NW – Room NE 108
Washington, DC 20007

For program & admissions inquiries, please contact the Course Directors:

Martin Dym, PhD
GSMI Co-Director

Jennifer Whitney, PhD
GSMI Co-Director

For application-specific questions, please contact: 202-687-1154 or

Visit here to apply!

Tuition and Credits

NOTE: These are the final figures as approved by the Board of Directors.

Tuition is $5,455.00 (5 credits) for Human Gross Anatomy & Human Physiology.  Tuition includes the use of course textbooks and lab fees (for Anatomy).  There are no additional fees for the Physician & Society Seminar and/or the Medical School Admissions Workshop.

Course numbers are available on the application and included in the course descriptions.

Full tuition is due at Registration on June 17, 2019.

Financial Aid

Unless you are already a current student at Georgetown University, we are unable to offer any financial aid for the GSMI program.  If you are currently enrolled at another school and taking the GSMI course for credit, you may be eligible to receive aid through your home institution.


Georgetown University reserves the right to cancel any course in which minimum enrollment is not achieved.  If a course if not offered, a complete refund, including the application fee, will be available.

The Full Experience

University ID, GOCard, and NetID

All students are issued a Georgetown University ID for identification purposes (student records, etc.) and a NetID for e-mail, financial aid, Student Accounts, and other university services.  You will retrieve these credentials via the Secondary Application.  Please follow the instructions to activate your NetID.

Once you have your Georgetown ID, you may obtain your GOCard. Please see the instructions under “Photo for GOCard.” 

Photo for GOCard

Once you have received your Georgetown ID and activated your NetID, please submit a picture for your Georgetown ID.  This picture will be your professional identification for the next four years, so please submit an appropriate picture.  If you do not submit one in advance, you will have a photo taken on June 17, 2019.  Please make sure to present a valid government issued photo ID when picking up your GOCard.  The GOCard office is located in the Leavey Bookstore at the UIS service desk and their hours are: Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 7:00 pm, Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm, & Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm.

Information on the GOCard can be found at:
Information on the NetID can be found at:

Please submit the GOCard photo to:

You must have a GOCard by the close of business, June 17.

UPDATED 12-26-2018