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.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
7,459
Undergraduates
3,290
Men - 44.1%
4,170
Women - 55.9%
11,745
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
14% of 22,764 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 10
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
729 average
690-790 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
715 average
690-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33 average
31-35 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$70,954
Tuition and Fees
$55,794
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$49,624
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,759
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,142
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
17%
10-19
44%
20-29
15%
30-39
10%
40-49
7%
50-99
5%
Over 100
2%
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Washington, DC Population
632,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
77% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hoyas
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
11.1%
Black/African-American
7.6%
Hispanic/Latino
11.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
59%
Unknown
5.3%
International Students
15.0% from 105 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
89.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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