Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

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Tuition & Fees

$55,794

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
71%
600-699
24%
500-599
4%
400-499
0
700-800
73%
600-699
20%
500-599
5%
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
86%
24-29
11%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Extremely Selective

14%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,269
Declined 19,495
Total Received 22,764
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Private

7,459

undergraduate students

11,745

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 19,204
Established in 1789
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Reagan National

Georgetown University
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington
20057

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Georgetown University Student Association (Student Government)
  • International Relations Club
  • College Democrats
  • Georgetown University Grilling Society
  • Black Student Alliance

Top Events

  • Homecoming Block Party
  • GU Day
  • Student Activities Fair

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • student guards at residence halls and academic facilities

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
89%
Top 1/4
97%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
71%
600-699
24%
500-599
4%
400-499
0
700-800
73%
600-699
20%
500-599
5%
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
86%
24-29
11%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline January 10
School has early action program yes

Extremely Selective

14%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,269
Declined 19,495
Total Received 22,764

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
interview
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 105
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $55,440
Additional fees $354
Other fees $3,756
Total $59,550

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Squash, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Squash, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Arabic Language and Literature
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Russian Language and Literature
Science, Technology and Society
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

19,204

total students

2%

in-state

98%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

39%

7,459
students

Female
56%
4,172

Male
44%
3,287

61%

11,745
students

Female
53%
6,275

Male
47%
5,470

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

6,990
students

Female
57%
3,942

Male
43%
3,048

7%

469
students

Female
50%
230

Male
50%
239

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 89%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

99

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Most difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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