Georgetown University Profile

Georgetown University, founded in 1789, is a church-affiliated university that provides a traditional liberal arts education with a strong international influence. Its location facilitates exchanges with the national government and international agencies for both students and faculty. Many internship opportunities are available on Capitol Hill and with the many nonprofit organizations located in the nation’s capital. Programs are offered through Georgetown College and the Schools of Business Administration, Foreign Service and Nursing. Its 110-acre campus is located in Washington, DC. The oldest campus building dates from 1795 and is in the Flemish Renaissance style.


Entrance Difficulty: Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 20% of 18,078 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: Yes
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: January 10
Factors Considered for Selection of Students
Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Very Important
Extracurricular Activities: Important
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA: Not reported
SAT Math: 650-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:  650-750 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: Not reported
ACT Composite: 29-33 range of middle 50%

Cost of Attendance:  $59,116
Tuition and Fees: $41,393
Room and Board: $13,543
Average Percent of Need Met: 100%
Average Freshman Award: $33,108
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $25,315

Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 873
Regular Class Size: Not reported

Financial Aid Office Contacts
Web Site:  Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process
Application Deadline: February 1
Award Notification: On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001445: Free

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