7,463
Students
Financial aid thermometer
46,571
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
15
15%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Georgetown University is a University institution located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 37th and O Street, NW
Washington, DC  20057
United States
Contact Dean Charles A. Deacon
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 202-687-3600
Fax: 202-687-5084

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Neurobiology And Anatomy Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,462
Applied
3,365
Accepted
7,463
Enrolled
16%
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Female Admissions

12,818
Females Applied
1,844
Females Accepted
14%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,644
Males Applied
1,521
Males Accepted
18%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 10th April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer March 1st June 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 680 760
SAT Math 670 760
ACT Composite 30 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

53,520
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Fees

584
Full-time student fees
17,077
Room & board
11,180
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

46,571
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,703
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
64,183
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,115
Avg. Loan Aid
42,258
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,463
Total undergrad students
14%
International Students
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.04%
Black or African American 6.19%
White or Caucasian 52.81%
Asian 9.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 4.38%
Other 3.51%

Gender

Male (44.3%)
Female (55.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 78%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Block Party, GU Day and Student Activities Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Georgetown University Student Association (Student Government), International Relations Club, College Democrats, Georgetown University Grilling Society and Black Student Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
student guards at residence halls and academic facilities

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No

Faculty

2,166
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,044
Part-time - 1,122
Male - 1,356
Female - 810