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Academics at Georgetown University - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Georgetown will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Georgetown this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 7,459 undergraduate students at Georgetown University is 2,209 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 11 to 1 which places Georgetown University among the best concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Georgetown University , there are 11 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the best regarding instructional attention.
A significant percentage of the instructors (47.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (99.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
A significant percentage of the faculty (47.0% ) are full-time.
The majority of the faculty (70.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

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The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Georgetown University offers 56 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 44 majors within 16 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Georgetown University awarded 2,209 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Political Science & Government0280280
International Relations & National Security0251251
Finance & Financial Management0202202
General Psychology09898

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