Georgetown University

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
7,595
total students
$46,200 | $46,200
in-state | out-of-state tuition
January 10
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
Most Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neurobiology and Anatomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Arabic
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Comparative Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Japanese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Portuguese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science, Technology and Society
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Theology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied19,505
    • Accepted3,384
    • Acceptance Rate17%
    • Enrolled7,595
    • Female Applicants11,481
    • Females Accepted1,912
    • Female Acceptance Rate16%
    • Male Applicants8,024
    • Males Accepted1,472
    • Male Acceptance Rate18%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$75
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 10th April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer March 1st June 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 660 760
    • SAT Math 660 760
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 30 33
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$46,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$46,200
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$544
    • Room and board *$14,024
    • Room only *$9,548
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students7,595
    • Male Student Percentage45%
    • Female Student Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.49%
    • Black or African American5.96%
    • White or Caucasian56.37%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.07%
    • Asian9.15%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.04%
    • Two or more races3.94%
    • Unknown3.27%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout13.72% representing 109 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students97% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 63%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Georgetown University Student Association (Student Government), International Relations Club, College Democrats, Georgetown University Grilling Society, Black Student Alliance
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other student guards at residence halls and academic facilities

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division B No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Field hockey No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,975
    • Full-time Percentage51%
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 10,553 students to 954 faculty

Location & Contact

37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057
USA

DeanCharles Deacon

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 202-687-3600
Fax: 202-687-5084


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