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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.

Website: www.georgetown.edu/

Private
Co-ed
7,463
Undergraduate
Students
(55.7%) 4,157 Women
(44.3%) 3,306 Men
11,542
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
16% of 21,462 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
670-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
680-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30-34 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$70,954
Tuition and Fees
$55,794
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$47,630
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,726
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,044
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Washington Population
632,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hoyas
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.6% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
11.6% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.3% White
4.1% Unknown
International Students
13.8% from 105 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
89.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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