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Campus & Student Life at Georgetown University

Home to about 7,357 undergraduates in 2020, Georgetown is a large, private university located in Washington, District of Columbia. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Georgetown offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Georgetown can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Georgetown Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Georgetown University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Georgetown Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 12.0% of the student population at Georgetown. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Georgetown Disability Services.

Georgetown for the Military

While not a "service academy", Georgetown does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Georgetown Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Georgetown for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Georgetown University

Georgetown not only offers on-campus housing, they require freshmen to live on campus. If you are a returning adult or veteran, you can inquire about being exempted from such a requirement.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Georgetown University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Georgetown University

Georgetown has a comparatively large, student body. There were 7,357 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 6,610 (89.8%). Part-time attendance was 747 (10.2%).


Georgetown University is Ranked #33 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Georgetown receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Georgetown #33 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Georgetown University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Georgetown by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Georgetown Diversity Guide.

Georgetown University Competes in the NCAA

Georgetown has a total of 851 student athletes, 492 men and 359 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$33,536,264
Total Expenses (all teams)$33,536,264

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Georgetown University Athletics

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