Admission deadlines: Fall - Priority Deadline: February 1; Final Deadline: May 1
Spring - Priority Deadline: August 1; Spring Final Deadline: October 1
Recommendations required: Two (2) letters of recommendation from professional and/or academic references; at least one academic reference for those who graduated within the last five years.
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.
Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed, course-by-course evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grade-point average (GPA), United States degree equivalency, and date of degree conferral. Please see the list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services.
Statement of purpose: In an essay of 200-500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in this field as well as your academic objectives and career plans and how they relate to the program’s mission of training the next generation of change agents addressing the crisis of climate change. Also, address any unique attributes or experiences you bring to the classroom as it relates to one or more of the program’s values of active learning, democracy, diversity, research or world engagement.
Additional requirements: A resumé.
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, and English language requirements.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
College of Professional Studies – Office of Admission
George Washington University
805 21st Street, NW
Suite 301
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions:
CPS Office of Admission ~ 571-553-0025 (phone) ~ 202-242-1047 (fax)
8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday

PSUS 6201Principles of Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning
PSUS 6202Urban and Environmental Economics
PSUS 6210Transportation Planning in City Systems
PSUS 6211Regional Development
6 credits in elective Professional Studies Urban Sustainability (PSUS) courses