Georgetown University


Georgetown University

Georgetown University


Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon this legacy, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. With our Jesuit values and location in Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers students a distinct opportunity to learn, experience and understand more about the world.

The Basics

SettingSituated on an elevated site above the Potomac River, overlooking Northern Virginia.
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$41,000 – $42,000
School Website
StateWashington D.C.
Nearest City
Year Founded1789
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall
Level OfferedUndergraduate, graduate and professional programs
EnrollmentApproximately 17,000 students
International Students10%
Student-Teacher Ratio10:1

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Academic Programs:

Undergraduate Programs: Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies


Student Health Center, Academic Resource Center, Health Education Services (HES), Student Health Insurance Office, GU Wellness, Yates Field House – Campus Recreation Center.

Students Life:

Arts and Culture: Georgetown features a vibrant arts community. We encourage our students to express their creativity and think critically about the arts, both in and out of the classroom. Students design art exhibitions and perform in numerous dance, music and theater groups. Georgetown locates in Washington, D.C., allows for partnerships with some of the best theaters and musical groups in the country as well as unparalleled resources and partnerships with internationally recognized museums, galleries, and musical and dance groups.

Georgetown offers students many opportunities to pursue athletics on campus. Students can compete at the intercollegiate level as well as play club or intramural sports. Georgetown also provides a variety of fitness and recreational resources and facilities for students. Inspired by the Jesuit principle of educating the whole person, Georgetown encourages students to develop their physical talents and live an active and healthy lifestyle.

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