Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057-0001

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 18,525
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 5,447 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

17%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Georgetown University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 19,997 applications and only 3,369 students were granted admission. Georgetown University is at the #15 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 47% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1320 to 1520
ACT30 to 34

Application Fee

$75
Undergrad students
$90
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Georgetown University's tuition was $49,968 for all students regardless of residency (86.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$26,625
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$49,968
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$49,968
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 53% of Georgetown University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,434 (which is 0.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgetown University in 2016-2017, was 412, which is 26% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,545 (which is 39.9% below the national average.)

$4,434
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$3,545
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
53%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Georgetown University has enrolled a total of 18,525 students (14,440 students full-time and 4,085 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 18,525 students, 159 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 7,453 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 11,072 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,587 students for distance studies.

18,525
Total Enrollment
159
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 52%

Non-resident alien: 16%

Asian: 8%

Black/African American: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Georgetown University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 26% 1,250 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 9% 420
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 8% 368
Legal Professions And Studies 6% 285
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5% 224
Social Sciences 4% 170
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 3% 137
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 117
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 113
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 81 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

94%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Georgetown University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
5%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$61,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Georgetown University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $61,900. Last year, out of the total 1,426 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,326 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,093 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,863 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $61,900 $90,100
Employment Rate 93% 89%
Total Graduates 1,426 2,093

Campus Location

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