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.

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

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
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
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
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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 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.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American Government and Politics (United States).
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biochemistry.
Bioethics/Medical Ethics.
Bioinformatics.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Comparative Literature.
Computational Science.
Computer Science.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Development Economics and International Development.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Chemistry.
Epidemiology.
Finance, General.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Health Law.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
History, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Resources Management.
Information Technology Project Management.
Intelligence, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Economics.
International Law and Legal Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
International and Intercultural Communication.
Islamic Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Italian Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Molecular Biochemistry.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Neuroscience.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Economy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Real Estate.
Religion/Religious Studies, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies.
Science, Technology and Society.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Western European Studies.
Women's 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

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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