Georgetown UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Washington, DC

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$56,058

Avg tuition

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About Georgetown University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Georgetown University is a large private university located on an urban campus in Washington, District of Columbia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,593, and admissions are extremely selective, with an acceptance rate of 14%. The university offers 56 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 95%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $56,058.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a highly selective acceptance rate.

This school is very selective about its students. Selective schools welcome 1-14% of all applicants.

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14% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1380-1550

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 31-35

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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20k

Students Enrolled

15%

Online Student Enrollment

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

48%

Non-U.S. Citizen

19%

Asian

9%

Hispanic

8%

Unknown

7%

Black

7%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

14% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

15%

State Grant Aid

1%

Institution Grant Aid

44%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $8,129
State Grant Aid $1,860
Institution Grant Aid $43,685
Pell Grant Aid $4,670

Financial Outlook

$81k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$16k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.