Information on the admission process is available on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website. Applications may be submitted via the Common Application.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
The George Washington University
800 21st Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions: or 202-994-6040

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and 9 credits in selective courses.

EXNS 2119Introduction to Nutrition Science
EXNS 2122Food Systems in Public Health 1,2
or EXNS 2126W International Nutrition
or EXNS 4199 Advanced Topics in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
EXNS 2124Lifecycle Nutrition
9 credits in courses selected from the following:
EXNS 1114Community Nutrition
EXNS 2118Sport and Nutrition
EXNS 2120Assessment of Nutritional Status
EXNS 2122Food Systems in Public Health 1
EXNS 2123Nutrition and Chronic Disease
EXNS 2126WInternational Nutrition 1
EXNS 2127Introduction to Food Policy
EXNS 3111WExercise and Nutrition Sciences Research Methods
EXNS 3120Experiences in Community Nutrition
EXNS 4199Advanced Topics in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (ONLY: Metabolism in Exercise & Nutrition Sciences or Childhood Obesity Prevention) 1,2
GEOG 2133People, Land, and Food

1EXNS 2122, EXNS 2126W, and EXNS 4199 cannot be double counted as both a required course and a selective course.

2For EXNS 4199, only the topics Metabolism in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, and Childhood Obesity Prevention, can be counted. Other topics offered under EXNS 4199 do not meet this requirement.