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Georgetown University was awarded 2,370 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is Central and Eastern European studies.
Georgetown is ranked #19 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation!
Out of the 8 colleges in District of Columbia, Georgetown is ranked at #1.
Even if you have the best grades and high test scores, that may not be enough to get into Georgetown since the school has one of the most selective in the country. Its acceptance rate is a mere 17%, so there's no shame if you don't get in. Be sure to apply to other schools just in case.
About 75% of students accepted to Georgetown submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 690 and 760. Math scores were between 690 and 790.
Learn more about Georgetown University admissions.
The student to faculty ratio at Georgetown is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Georgetown University is 57%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Georgetown University has a freshmen retention rate of 94%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Georgetown the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 89%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Georgetown University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,357 undergraduates at Georgetown with 6,610 being full-time and 747 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Georgetown, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Georgetown, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $7,431 a year. That adds up to $29,724 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Georgetown is 0.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Georgetown University make the most money.
Get more details about the location of Georgetown University.
Contact details for Georgetown are given below.
|Address:||37Th And O St Nw, Washington, DC 20057-0001|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|International Relations & National Security||289||$44,920|
|Political Science & Government||244||$51,297|
|Finance & Financial Management||195||$84,438|
|Management Information Systems||75||$71,747|
|Science, Technology & Society||72||$61,178|
Learn more about the majors offered at Georgetown University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 19,371 students took at least one online class at Georgetown University. This is an increase from the 2,899 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Georgetown University.
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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