• Address: 37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057-0001

  • Phone Number: (202) 687-0100

  • Website: https://www.georgetown.edu/

About

Georgetown University is one of the oldest Catholic institutions established in the year 1789. The campus is located at Washington D.C. and runs on the private-not-for-profit pedestal. Georgetown University has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. The university has grown to be a major international research university with nine schools and is home to Walsh School of Foreign Service, School of Nursing and Health Studies and McDonough School of Business.

  • University's acceptance rate to the university is 17%.

  • There is a total population of 18,525 students.

  • The student-faculty ratio is a decent 11:1

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education has accredited the institution.


Online Education at Georgetown University

  • The university offers 19 online programs across nine disciplines. Public Administration, Business Management, Safety, Homeland Security and Accounting are among the fields taught.

  • The online courses follow an eight-week approach to the similar on-campus syllabus in a virtual format.

  • In addition, Georgetown also provides Online Professional Certificate Programs and Online Program Internships.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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FAFSA/Federal School Code

001445

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Religious Affiliation

Roman Catholic

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.georgetown.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 11: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 96 % Part Time: 100 %
Total Population 18,525
Student Population Full Time: 14,440 Part Time: 4,085
Gender Division Male: 46 % Female: 54 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 93 %

The College Monk

Female: 95 %

Total Graduation Rate: 94 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Georgetown University offers 23 online programs across 9 Majors

Public Administration

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 9 programs accross 2 degrees

Safety

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Georgetown University Acceptance Rate is 17%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $75
Graduate Application Fee $90

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 19,997
Total Applicants Admitted 3,369
Applicants Enrolled 1,574
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,574
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Georgetown University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 1,141
Number of students submitting ACT scores 747
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 72%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 47%
SAT Math 705 average 660 - 750 range
SAT Critical Reading 705 average 660 - 750 range
ACT Composite 32 average 30 - 34 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

GeorgeTown University Admission Process

Admissions to Georgetown University

 Admission Requirements

  • Completion of the application form.

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

  • Official transcripts from all the previous institutions attended.

  • A Personal Statement.

  • Two letters of recommendation and a resume or CV.

  • Official GRE/GMAT scores (if applicable)
  • International applicants must submit official WES or ECE evaluations of transcripts.

  • Applicants who are from an institution where English is not the first language must submit standardized test scores.

    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Paper-based test - 550-600

    • TOEFL Computer-based test - 225-250

    • TOEFL Internet-based test - 90-100

    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 7.0-8.0

Technology Requirements

  • Computer with a minimum of 4GB RAM and a 2GHz processor.

  • Windows 7 or newer versions / Mac OS/X (10.10.x).

  • A High Speed/Broadband internet connection (1mb up/down).

  • A WebCam.
  • Headphone/Headsets with a built-in microphone are required for the MSFLive sessions.

  • The latest version of Chrome/Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge/Safari/Firefox with cookies enabled.

  • Required Plug-ins like Adobe Flash.

  • Microsoft Office and QuickTime

 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Georgetown University Financial Aid

The university offers various programs and schemes to support students financially.

Students can avail these facilities subject to necessity.

Students are required to fill out the FAFSA form to avail these financial aids. Georgetown University FAFSA/ Federal School Code is 001445.

  • Federal Aid awarded include Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Direct Loan, Federal PLUS Loans, Federal Perkins Loans, Federal Work-Study 

  • Institutional Aid include Georgetown Athletics Grants-In-Aid, 1789 Scholarships, John Carroll Scholarships, GU Incentive Scholarships, The Baker Trust Scholarship Program, The President’s Scholarship for District of Columbia Students

  • Military Aid include Tuition Assistance, Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grants $4,434 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $6,547 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Direct Loan $3,545 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student. Varies
Federal PLUS Loans $3,545 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student. Varies
Federal Perkins Loans $3,545 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student. Varies
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $3,545 Need of Financial support. U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. Varies

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Georgetown Athletics Grants-In-Aid $38,784 Demonstrate financial need. Participation in intercollegiate sport. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
1789 Scholarships $3,000 Demonstrate the financial need. Excellent Performance in Academics. Varies
John Carroll Scholarships Varies Demonstrate Financial needs. Varies
GU Incentive Scholarships Varies Demonstrate Financial needs. Varies
The Baker Trust Scholarship Program Varies Demonstrate Financial needs. Varies
The President's Scholarship for District of Columbia Students Varies Demonstrate Financial needs. Residents of Columbia. Varies

Data Source: https://www.georgetown.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tuition Assistance $3,639 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $19,114 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.georgetown.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $6,112
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,637
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,540
$75,001 - $110,000 $27,365
Over $110,000 $48,345

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 12% $4,283
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 42% $40,346
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 13% $7,155
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 42% $38,784
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 27% $6,518
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 26% $3,545
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 26,625
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 617 $17,297
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 114 $19,114
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 503 $16,885

Data Source: https://www.georgetown.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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