Tuition & Fees

$54,104

$54,104

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
67%
600-699
28%
500-599
5%
700-800
63%
600-699
28%
500-599
9%
30-36
85%
24-29
12%
18-23
3%
30-36
67%
24-29
29%
18-23
4%
30-36
80%
24-29
17%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Extremely Selective

15%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,365
Declined + 18,097
Total Received 21,462
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Private (nonprofit)

7,463

undergraduate students

11,542

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Government
  2. Finance
  3. International Politics
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Codes

SAT 5244
ACT 0668

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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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 19,005
Established in 1789
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  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)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Washington, DC

104-acre, urban campus in Washington, DC (population: 681,170). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
90%
Top 1/4
97%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
67%
600-699
28%
500-599
5%
700-800
63%
600-699
28%
500-599
9%
30-36
85%
24-29
12%
18-23
3%
30-36
67%
24-29
29%
18-23
4%
30-36
80%
24-29
17%
18-23
3%

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

15%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,365
Declined + 18,097
Total Received 21,462

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

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$48,999

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,520
Room $10,612
Board $5,897
Additional fees $584
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $71,813
Average Financial Aid - $48,999
Total with Avg. Aid $22,814

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,300,000
State $146,000
Institutional $98,000,000
Other external $5,400,000
Total $108,846,000

Non-need-based

Federal $1,750,000
State
Institutional $150,000
Other external
Total $1,900,000
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Business/Farm Supplement

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Patricia McWade
Dean of Student Financial Services

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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

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 Directors

Lee Reed (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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

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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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

19,005

total students

2%

in-state

98%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

39%

7,463
students

Female
56%
4,157

Male
44%
3,306

61%

11,542
students

Female
53%
6,118

Male
47%
5,424

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

6,987
students

Female
56%
3,898

Male
44%
3,089

7%

476
students

Female
55%
259

Male
45%
217

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

15%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

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

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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