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Georgetown University
  • 4 Year
  • WASHINGTON, DC

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Georgetown is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Washington, D.C. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,610 undergraduate students. Admissions is extremely competitive as the Georgetown acceptance rate is 14%. Popular majors include Political Science and Government, International Relations, and Finance. Graduating 94% of students, Georgetown alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $65,200.

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37TH AND O ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20057
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big East Conference

Georgetown University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Georgetown Admissions

Acceptance Rate
14%
Application Deadline
January 10
SAT Range
1380-1550
ACT Range
31-35
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,710 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$45,570 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
54%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 76 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 89 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    100%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,610 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
747
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
13%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Driven
    60%
  • Determined
    13%
  • Passionate
    13%
  • Competitive
    9%
  • Nerdy
    2%
  • Unique
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
48%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 63 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 107 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 51 responses
  • Challenging
    39%
  • Competitive
    33%
  • Inspiring
    14%
  • Dynamic
    6%
  • Depressing
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$93,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
94%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
98%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 44 responses

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