Georgetown University: Ranking & Review

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Washington
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United States
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World
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172111
Top 1%

Georgetown University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate16%18%14%
Applicants21,4628,64412,818
Admissions3,3651,5211,844
Enrolled undergraduates1,597738859
Enrolled total (including graduate students)19,0058,73010,275

2,138 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,886 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,094
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
720
Math
715

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores886
Percent of students submitting ACT scores55%
ACT Composite
32
ACT English
33
ACT Math
31

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $90.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Georgetown University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$71,580$71,580
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,068 and other expenses per full academic year.

Georgetown University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,450 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$51,720$51,720
Fees for full-time undergraduates$580$580
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$2,155$2,155
Tuition for Full-time graduates$47,880$47,880
Fees for full-time graduates$451$451
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,995$1,995

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Legal Professions and Studies5186711,189
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3537951,148
Social Sciences683440201,143
Health Professions and Related Programs1580363200658
Biological and Biomedical Sciences10450624634
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies136108244
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs198198
Public Administration and Social Service Professions185185
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services129133163
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies271331161
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics793524138
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies135135
English Language and Literature & Letters8629115
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3334370
Mathematics and Statistics333669
Psychology622266
History28161559
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5050
Physical Sciences1671538
Philosophy and Religious Studies225835
Visual and Performing Arts3030
Architecture and Related Services1515
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields77
Education
Grand Total161,8013,7509836,550

A total of 1,817 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Georgetown University.

At the master's and doctor's level 4,733 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate95%95%94%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

General info

Alternative namesGeorgetown
GU
Founded1789
MottoUtraque Unum
Both into One
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,482
Instructional FTE1,609
Research FTE339
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.georgetown.edu
Address37th and O St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20057-0001
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population706,000
Phone2026870100
Fax+1 (202) 687 6660

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