Transfer Applicants

Georgetown University in Qatar accepts and reviews applications from transfer students during two application windows: fall and spring. Fall applicants are held to the February 1 application deadline (standard fall application) as first time, first-year students. Transfer applicants, who meet the eligibility requirements outlined below, may apply for spring admission. Spring transfer applicants are held to the November 1 deadline. Please review this page carefully.

Application PlanApplication DeadlineSupporting Documents DeadlineEligibility
Spring TransferNovember 1November 1Subject to eligibility requirements*
Fall ApplicantsFebruary 1February 1Not subject to eligibility requirements


Spring transfer applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • High school graduate – meeting all credential requirements expected of first-year admissions applicants (e.g. High School Diploma, or equivalent).
  • Not currently enrolled in a Post Graduate year, foundation year, or 13th year program.
  • Currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited university.
  • Completed (or will have completed) one full-time semester of at least twelve 12 credits at the university level by November 1.
  • Minimum Language Proficiency Scores in any of the following:

Spring Transfer Application Details:

Below is a comprehensive list of the spring transfer application requirements required by November 1:

  • Spring 2021 Transfer Application for Admission (to be submitted online)
  • Personal Statement
  • Passport Copy
  • ​Official high school and university transcripts (final 3 years of secondary school and any subsequent studies including university)​​
  • Recommendations:
  • One Dean’s/Academic Advisor Reference
  • Professor Reference (Max 3)
  • TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo results
  • SAT or ACT results*

*Georgetown University in Qatar is implementing a flexible approach to our standardized testing requirements for 2021 applicants.

Technical Support

If you have any questions or difficulties while completing the online form, contact us. Please provide:

  • Your full name
  • Your applicant number
  • Full details regarding the problem
  • Application section, time, and date