Georgetown College

400 E College St, Georgetown, United States
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Overview of Georgetown College

About this school

Georgetown, founded in 1829, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 104-acre campus is located in Kentucky's Bluegrass region. The Colonial-style campus includes three antebellum buildings.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,060
    • Men:491 (46.3%)
    • Women:569 (53.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Georgetown College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
400 East College Street
City, State, Zip
Georgetown, KY  40324-1696
Phone
(502) 863-8009
Fax
(502) 868-8891
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 2,498 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 1,541 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 957 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
349 (21%) of 1,682 admitted students enrolled
Women
174 (17%) of 1,053 admitted students enrolled
Men
175 (28%) of 629 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.39
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
47%
• Score 12 - 17
4%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $38,650 (79.80590543051828%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,780 (20.194094569481727%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Georgetown College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001964
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
292 (97.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
272 (93.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
272 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
272 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$37,938
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 272 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,234
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 203 (74.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,822
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3 (1.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
869 (90.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
747 (86.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
747 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
747 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$36,918
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 741 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,095
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 549 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,037
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7 (.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,267
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
International Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Junior Miss, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


79

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


45%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 49% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
493,296

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
135
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Georgetown College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


47.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (37)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Psychology, Biological/life sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing, diplomacy and international commerce with University of Kentucky

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Education

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Education--General
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


30,872

Nearest Metropolitan Area


104 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Cincinnati, OH; Louisville, KY

Weather


Temperature
24.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati, Ohio
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Lexington
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati, Ohio

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


90% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


10%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Tigers
School Colors
Orange and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Georgetown College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


31% of women participate

Fraternities


24% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


975

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,060
Women
569
Men
491

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 9.5% Black/African-American
  • 0.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.6% White
  • 5.8% Unknown

International Students


0.6% from 11 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


706

Student Resources

Study resources