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Tuition & Fees

$47,944

$47,944

not including room and board

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,397
Declined + 16,488
Total Received 19,885
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  11

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Government
  2. Finance
  3. International Politics
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School Facts

Georgetown, founded in 1789, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through Georgetown College, and the Schools of Business Administration, Foreign Service, and Nursing. Its 110-acre campus is located in Washington, DC. The oldest campus building dates from 1795 and is in the Flemish Renaissance style.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 17,849
Established in 1789
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AANA (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Codes

SAT 5244
ACT 0668

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

7,636

undergraduate students

10,213

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
59%
600-699
32%
500-599
8%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
59%
600-699
34%
500-599
7%
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
75%
24-29
21%
18-23
4%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Washington, DC

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Fun Facts

  • The movie The Exorcist was filmed at Georgetown University, and since then, students have taken to howling at the moon in the campus cemetery on Halloween!

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Washington, DC

104-acre, urban campus in Washington, DC (population: 632,323). Served by air, bus, and train; other airport serves Dulles, VA (25 miles). School operates transportation to local subway stations. Public transportation serves campus.

Georgetown University
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
67%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
92%
Top 1/4
98%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
59%
600-699
32%
500-599
8%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
59%
600-699
34%
500-599
7%
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
75%
24-29
21%
18-23
4%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 10
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,397
Declined + 16,488
Total Received 19,885

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Charles A. Deacon
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 202 687-3600
F: 202 687-5084
guadmiss@georgetown.edu

Cost

Tuition $46,200
Room $9,548
Board $4,476
Additional fees $544
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $61,968
Average Financial Aid - $39,305
Total with Avg. Aid $22,663

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$39,305

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,425,000
State $90,000
Institutional $87,600,000
Other external $5,500,000
Total $98,615,000

Non-need-based

Federal $540,000
State $0
Institutional $134,000
Other external
Total $674,000

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I, Football I-A), Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Patriot League (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Hoyas
School colors
blue and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Acute/Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Advertising
American Musical Culture
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Arab Studies
Arabic
Arabic/Islamic Studies
Art History
Art/Museum Studies
Arts
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biohazardous Threat Agents/Emerging Infectious Diseases
Biological Physics
Biology
Biology of Global Health
Biomedical Science Policy/Advocacy
Biomedical Science/Technology Management
Biomedical Sciences
Biostatistics
Biostatistics/Epidemiology
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Cell Biology
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics
Coaching
Communication
Communication/Culture/Technology
Communications/Writing
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Conflict Resolution
Culture/Politics
Culture/Technology
Democracy Studies
Developmental Management/Policy
Economics
English
Environmental Biology
Ethics
Executive Policy Management
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Financial Planning
Foreign Service
Franchise Management
French
German
German/European Studies
Global Health
Global Health Law
Global Health Law International Institute
Global History
Global Human Development
Global Infectious Disease
Global/International/Comparative History
Government
Government/International Affairs
Health Care Management/Policy
Health Physics
Health Studies
Health Systems Administration
History
Human Sciences
Ilades Program/Economics
Individualized Major
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies/Medieval Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies/Women's/Gender Studies
International Affairs
International Business
International Business/Economic Law
International Development Policy
International Economics
International Executive Business Administration
International Global Health
International Health
International History
International Political Economy
International Politics
Islamic Studies
Italian
Italian Studies
Japanese
Juridical Science
Languages
Latin American Studies
Law
Law/Arab Studies
Law/Business Administration
Law/Foreign Service
Law/German and European Studies
Law/Global Law Scholars
Law/Government
Law/Latin American Studies
Law/Public Heath
Law/Public Interest
Law/Public Policy
Law/Security Studies
Leadership
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Statistics
Medicine
Medicine/Biochemistry
Medicine/Cell Biology
Medicine/Neuroscience
Medicine/Philosophy
Medicine/Physiology
Medicine/Tumor Biology
Medieval Studies
Microbiology/Immunology
Museum/Exhibition Design
National Security Law
Negotiation/Dispute Resolution
Neurobiology
Neuroscience
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing/Midwifery
Nursing/Women's Health
Operations/Information Management
Paralegal Studies
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Policy Management
Political Economy
Portuguese
Professional Studies/Human Resources
Professional Studies/Journalism
Professional Studies/Public Relations
Professional Studies/Real Estate
Professional Studies/Sports Industry Management
Professional Studies/Technology Management
Project Management
Psychology
Public Policy
Public Relations
Real Estate
Regional/Comparative Studies
Religious/Theological Studies
Russian
Russian/Eastern European Studies
Science/Technology/International Affairs
Security
Security/Financial Regulation
Security/Intelligence Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Portuguese
Spanish/Portuguese Studies
Studio Art
TESOL/Bilingual Education
Tax Law
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theatre/Performance Studies
Theological/Religious Studies
Theology
Tumor Biology
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

43%

7,636
students

Female
55%
4,206

Male
45%
3,430

Graduate

57%

10,213
students

Female
53%
5,379

Male
47%
4,834

undergraduateFull-time

95%

7,300
students

Female
56%
4,026

Male
44%
3,274

undergraduatePart-time

5%

336
students

Female
54%
180

Male
46%
156

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

17%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 89
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Pakistan
Qatar
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

James M. Colman
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
202 687-3600
jmc252@georgetown.edu

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