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OVERVIEW
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
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.
Web Site
www.georgetown.edu/
Institution Type
Private
Coeducational
Yes
Undergraduate Students
7,595
Women
4,177 (55.0%)
Men
3,418 (45.0%)
Graduate Students
10,263
ADMISSION
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
17% of 19,505 applicants were
admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission
Deadline
January 10
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
Not reported
ACT Composite
30-33 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor
Very Important
Academic GPA
X
Standardized Tests
X
Essay
X
Extracurricular Activities
Important
X
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance
$67,557
Tuition and Fees
$48,611
Room and Board
$15,160
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$38,969
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$22,464
Considered
Not Considered
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
975
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Washington Population
632,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
100% of freshmen, 63% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hoyas
Sororities
Fraternities
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.6% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.3% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
13.7% from 109 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
91.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
OVERVIEW
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ADMISSION
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
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
Examinations
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and
GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is
required
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject
Required Units
English
4
Mathematics
2
Science
1
Foreign Language
2
Social Studies
2
History
2
Recommended
Units
Scores Due in
Admissions Office
Exam
SAT or ACT
Required
January 10
SAT Only
ACT Only
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
SAT Subject
Tests Only
Recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing
component
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
Not reported
Academic Electives
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Application Dates and Fees
Address
37th and O Streets, NW
City, State, Zip
Washington, DC 20057
Phone
(202) 687-3600
Fax
(202) 687-6660
E-mail
[email protected]
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
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
Early Decision Deadline
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Early Decision
Notification
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15
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ADMISSION
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Other Application Requirements
Common Application
Not accepted
Interview
Required
Universal College
Application
Not accepted
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Electronic Application
Available
Letters of
Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Financial Need
Financial need is not a
consideration in the admissions
process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor
Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
X
Academic GPA
X
Standardized Tests
X
Class Rank
X
Recommendations
X
Essay
X
Interview
Important
Considered
Not Considered
X
Level of Applicant's Interest
X
Extracurricular Activities
X
Volunteer Work
X
Particular Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal Qualities
X
First Generation to Attend College
X
State Residency
X
Geographic Residence
X
Relation with Alumnus
X
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
X
Ethnicity
X
Work Experience
X
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ADMISSION
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate
17% of 19,505 applicants were admitted
Women
17% of 11,481 applicants were admitted
Men
18% of 8,024 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,651 (49%) of 3,384 admitted students enrolled
Women
914 (48%) of 1,912 admitted students enrolled
Men
737 (50%) of 1,472 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
Early Action
Admission Rate
100% of 953 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
2,188
Students Accepting Wait List Position
1,301
Students Admitted From Wait List
114
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
660-760 range of middle 50%
Average GPA
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
56%
3.75 and Above
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
38%
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
6%
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
0%
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
0%
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
0%
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported
SAT Critical Reading
660-760 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
59%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
8%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite
30-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
76%
Score of 24 - 29
22%
Score of 18 - 23
1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 92%
Top quarter: 99%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Gov. Officer
Not reported
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MONEY
MATTERS
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance
$67,557
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Tuition and Fees
$48,611
Other Expenses
$2,586
Room and Board
$15,160
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred
payment
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
Application Process
E-mail
[email protected]
Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL
Method for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional
Methodologies
Forms Required
Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001445
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional
PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
1,029 (65.2%) of freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants
4,017 (55.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need
623 (60.5%) of applicants
Found to Have Need
2,757 (38.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
623 (100.0%) of applicants with
financial need
Received Financial Aid
2,757 (100.0%) of applicants with
financial need
Need Fully Met
623 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Need Fully Met
2,757 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met
100%
Avg. Pct. of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$38,969
Average Award
$39,693
Need-Based Gift
Received by 567 (91.0%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$37,376
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,516 (91.3%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$36,878
Need-Based
Self-Help
Received by 526 (84.4%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$4,473
Need-Based
Self-Help
Received by 2,347 (85.1%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$5,471
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 250 (40.1%) of aid
recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 800 (29.0%) of aid
recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
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MONEY
MATTERS
PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID - continued
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
39%
Average Indebtedness of 2014 Graduates
$22,464
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins
loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Other Loans
Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based
Available
Athletic scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/
Achievement Award
Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/
Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/
Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
150
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff
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Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus
Employment
$2,933
PROFILE
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MONEY
MATTERS
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog
PROFILE
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ACADEMICS
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors
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
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
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Environmental Studies
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
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ACADEMICS
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Business/marketing, Health professions and
related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Foreign service
Special Programs
Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Studentdesigned major, Internships, Washington semester
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Not required
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Not available
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ACADEMICS
FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty
975
Part-Time Faculty
831
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
5,092,038
Computing
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
500
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services,
wheelchair access
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ACADEMICS
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL 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 Arts, Master of Laws, Master of Applied Economics
Master's Programs of Study
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
Health Promotion
History
Hospitality Management
Human Development
Human Resources Management
Humanities
Immunology
Infectious Diseases
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
Molecular Biology
Near and Middle Eastern Languages
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Midwifery
Nursing Education
Nursing--General
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physiology
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
East European and Russian Studies
International Business
International Health
Internet and Interactive Multimedia
Journalism
Political Science
Public Health--General
Public Policy
Real Estate
Emergency Management
English
Environmental Law
Epidemiology
Latin American Studies
Law
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Religion
Spanish
Sports Management
Statistics
Ethics
Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
Finance and Banking
German
Management of Technology
Mathematics
Media Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Systems Engineering
Taxation
Urban and Regional Planning
Western European Studies
Health Law
Microbiology
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ACADEMICS
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Liberal Studies, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical
Sciences
Doctoral Programs of Study
Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
Allopathic Medicine
American Studies
Analytical Chemistry
Biochemistry
Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
Chemistry
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Economic Development
Economics
Emergency Management
Humanities
Immunology
Industrial and Labor Relations
Industrial and Manufacturing Management
Infectious Diseases
Inorganic Chemistry
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
International Business
International Health
Journalism
Law
Nurse Midwifery
Nursing Education
Nursing--General
Organic Chemistry
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physiology
Political Science
Psychology--General
Public Health--General
Public Policy
Real Estate
Environmental Law
Ethics
Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
Finance and Banking
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management of Technology
Materials Sciences
Religion
Spanish
Sports Management
Systems Engineering
German
Health Law
Health Promotion
History
Media Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Taxation
Theology
Theoretical Chemistry
Urban and Regional Planning
Hospitality Management
Human Resources Management
Neuroscience
Nurse Anesthesia
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CAMPUS
LIFE
LOCATION AND SETTING
Washington Population
632,323
Nearest Metropolitan
Area
Washington, DC
Environment
Very large city
Campus Size
104 acres
Weather
Temperature
26.8 average low in January, 84.7
average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map
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 dorms, single student apartments, disabled student
housing
Students in College Housing
100% of freshmen, 63% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
37%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
student guards at residence halls and academic facilities
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered
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CAMPUS
LIFE
SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hoyas
School Colors
Blue and gray
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
WOMEN
Sport
MEN
Offered
Scholarships Given
Baseball
Offered
Scholarships Given
x
x
Basketball
x
x
x
x
Crew
x
x
x
x
Cross-Country Running
x
x
x
x
Field Hockey
x
x
Golf
x
x
x
x
Lacrosse
x
x
x
x
Sailing
x
Soccer
x
x
Softball
x
x
Swimming And Diving
x
x
x
Tennis
x
x
x
Track And Field
x
x
x
Volleyball
x
x
Football
x
x
x
x
x
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CAMPUS
LIFE
SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports
rugby, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
ice hockey, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
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
choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles,
music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony
orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities
Fraternities
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus
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STUDENTS
STUDENT BODY
Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
7,595
Women
4,177 (55.0%)
Men
3,418 (45.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
7,226
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.6% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.3% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
13.7% from 109 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
10,263
UNDERGRADUATE RETENTION AND GRADUATION
First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
91.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
94.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
95.0%
AFTER GRADUATION
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Average Starting Salary
71%
$54,296 per year
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 1%
Law 7%
Arts and Sciences 7%
Medicine 6%
Other 8%
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