Georgetown University: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

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 Studies 518 671 1,189
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 353 795 1,148
Social Sciences 683 440 20 1,143
Health Professions and Related Programs 15 80 363 200 658
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 104 506 24 634
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 136 108 244
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 198 198
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 185 185
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1 29 133 163
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 27 133 1 161
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 79 35 24 138
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 135 135
English Language and Literature & Letters 86 29 115
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 33 34 3 70
Mathematics and Statistics 33 36 69
Psychology 62 2 2 66
History 28 16 15 59
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 50 50
Physical Sciences 16 7 15 38
Philosophy and Religious Studies 22 5 8 35
Visual and Performing Arts 30 30
Architecture and Related Services 15 15
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 7 7
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 population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone2026870100
Fax+1 (202) 687 6660

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