Georgetown

Georgetown University

3700 O St NW, Washington, United States
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  • Total Documents
    238
  • Class Notes
    176
  • Textbook Notes
    14
  • Study Guides
    48
  • Currently Enrolled
    558
  • Previously Enrolled
    385

Overview of Georgetown University (Georgetown)

About this school

Georgetown University, founded in 1789, is a church-affiliated university that provides a traditional liberal arts education with a strong international influence. Its location facilitates exchanges with the national government and international agencies for both students and faculty. Many internship opportunities are available on Capitol Hill and with the many nonprofit organizations located in the nation's capital. Programs are offered through Georgetown College and the Schools of Business Administration, Foreign Service and Nursing. Its 110-acre campus is located in Washington, DC. The oldest campus building dates from 1795 and is in the Flemish Renaissance style.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,463
    • Men:3,306 (44.3%)
    • Women:4,157 (55.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (Georgetown)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Georgetown University is most difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 10
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Recommended
-
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
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
37th and O Streets, NW
City, State, Zip
Washington, DC  20057
Phone
(202) 687-3600
Fax
(202) 687-6660
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 10
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
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
16% of 21,462 applicants were admitted
Women
14% of 12,818 applicants were admitted
Men
18% of 8,644 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,716 (51%) of 3,365 admitted students enrolled
Women
936 (51%) of 1,844 admitted students enrolled
Men
780 (51%) of 1,521 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
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
670-760 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
63%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
9%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
680-760 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
67%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
5%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
30-34 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
80%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
3%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Georgetown)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $52,300 (71.82487365414195%)
  • Room & Board: - $16,670 (22.89332014941771%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (1.6479894528675016%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,646 (3.633816743572841%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Georgetown University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification Date
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001445
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
943 (59.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
738 (78.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
738 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
738 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$46,703
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 692 (93.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,859
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 595 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,064
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 250 (33.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,564 (50.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,659 (74.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,659 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,659 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$46,571
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,488 (93.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,258
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,233 (84.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,697
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 800 (30.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
38%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,387
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,890

Academics & Instruction (Georgetown)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


1,044

Part-Time Faculty


1,122

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


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
4,673,477

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
430
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Georgetown University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


96.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


89.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


93.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


95.0%

Programs & Majors (Georgetown)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


Foreign service

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of International Policy Management, Global Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Policy Management, Executive Master of Leadership, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Applied Economics

Master's Programs of Study (70)


  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • American Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Emergency Management
  • English
  • Environmental Law
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • German
  • Health Law
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Promotion
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Humanities
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Health
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management of Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Radiation Biology
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Western European Studies

Campus Life (Georgetown)

Location & Geography

Population


632,323

Nearest Metropolitan Area


104 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Washington, DC

Weather


Temperature
26.8 average low in January, 84.7 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
6 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C. (National)
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


78% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


22%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hoyas
School Colors
Blue and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Georgetown University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, georgetown university student association (student government), international relations club, college democrats, georgetown university grilling society, black student alliance

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,987

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,463
Women
4,157
Men
3,306

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 10.6% Asian
  • 7.2% Black/African-American
  • 11.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 61.3% White
  • 4.1% Unknown

International Students


13.8% from 105 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


11,542

Student Resources (Georgetown)