Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

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Tuition & Fees

$57,928

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
760
25th
690
75th
790
25th
690
75th
36
25th
33
75th
34
25th
29
75th
35
25th
31
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,561
Declined 17,629
Total Received 21,190
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Private

8,330

undergraduate students

14,390

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Georgetown University, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 22,720
Established in 1789
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

104-acre, urban campus in Washington, DC (population: 702,455). Served by air, bus, and train; other airport serves Dulles, VA (25 miles). School operates transportation to local subway stations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
85%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
760
25th
690
75th
790
25th
690
75th
36
25th
33
75th
34
25th
29
75th
35
25th
31

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Application deadline (final deadline) January 10
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,561
Declined 17,629
Total Received 21,190

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

41%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$44,328

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,384
Room $11,208
Board $6,970
Additional fees $544
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $77,306
Average Financial Aid - $44,328
Total with Avg. Aid $32,978

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,650,000
State $95,000
Institutional $112,000,000
Other external $3,700,000
Total $122,445,000

Non-need-based

Federal $1,800,000
State
Institutional $200,000
Other external
Total $2,000,000

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Financial Aid Office


P: 202 687-4547
F: 202 687-6542

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cycling, dance, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, kickball, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, walleyball

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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)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American Government and Politics (United States). yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Economics. yes
Arabic Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. yes
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioethics/Medical Ethics. yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biophysics. yes
Biostatistics. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Comparative Literature. yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Education, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Biology. yes
Environmental Chemistry. yes
Epidemiology. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Law. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
History, Other. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Resources Management. yes
Information Technology Project Management. yes
Intelligence, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Economics. yes
International Law and Legal Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
International and Intercultural Communication. yes
Islamic Studies. yes yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Italian Studies. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary. yes
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Linguistics. yes yes yes
Management Science. yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Medical Science/Scientist. yes
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. yes
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other. yes
Microbiology and Immunology. yes yes
Molecular Biochemistry. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Music, General. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes yes
Neurobiology and Anatomy. yes
Neuroscience. yes yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Oncology and Cancer Biology. yes yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes yes
Pharmacology. yes yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, General. yes yes
Political Economy. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Portuguese Language and Literature. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Real Estate. yes
Religion/Religious Studies, Other. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies. yes
Science, Technology and Society. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Tax Law/Taxation. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Western European Studies. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Government
  2. Finance
  3. International Politics

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

22,720

total students

2%

in-state

98%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

37%

8,330
students

Female
56%
4,655

Male
44%
3,675

63%

14,390
students

Female
53%
7,644

Male
47%
6,746

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

7,036
students

Female
56%
3,961

Male
44%
3,075

16%

1,294
students

Female
54%
694

Male
46%
600

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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