About Georgetown College
On Campus Housing
A private, Baptist university, Georgetown College is situated in Georgetown, KY. Georgetown College occupies a total area of about 104 acres. In 1829, Georgetown College was founded. The motto of the Georgetown College is Vim Promovet Insitam (Latin) and its official colors are black and orange. Out of total 1,517 students enrolled at GC, 983 belong to undergraduate courses while 501 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 117 who teach various courses to the students. Georgetown College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At GC around 75% are white, 10% are Black or African American, and 5% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 191 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Billy Ray Cyrus, Chris Hogan, Jessica Casebolt, and Blanton Collier. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, GC offers around 61 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).
It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Georgetown College has been ranked at the 599th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to GC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $53,652. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($39,810), books and supplies ($1,250), room and boarding ($10,160), and budget for other expenses ($3,273). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$56,937 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At GC, $10,160 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at GC costs around $5,060 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At GC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
In case the students at Georgetown College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,097, whereas the financial aid is $28,110. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,872 as well as institutional aid worth $28,110. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Georgetown College amount to $4,331,323 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $1,695,305.