CCBC and SMHS Transfer Agreements

About George Washington University

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is a private university that was founded in 1824 and is located in Washington D.C. It started out as a medical department in Columbian College. It was and is still considered the 11th and the first University in the nation’s capital maintaining a strong dedication to health professionals.

SMHS’s mission is to educate a diverse workforce and produce tomorrow’s leaders in medicine by healing through innovative and compassionate care. They also want to advance biomedical, translational, and health services delivery research with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration. They also want to promote a culture of excellence through inclusion, service and advocacy. SMHS continues to pursue its overall goal of eliminating health disparities and transforming health care to enrich and improve the lives of those who served in the military.

General transfer information

George Washington University accepts College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DSST (formerly DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) for transfer credit. Learn more»

Transfer Partnership

Guaranteed Admission

CCBC Degree SMHS Benefit GPA Requirement
Any associates degree
2.75 GPA for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.

3.3 GPA for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Master of Science in Health Sciences dual degree option.

Completed each transferable coursework with a grade of C or higher.
Please note that admission to clinical-based degree programs in the GW school of Medicine and Health Science are competitive and not guaranteed under the terms of this agreement.

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