|School mission (as provided by the school):|
|As the nation's oldest Catholic University, conveniently located in the District of Columbia, Georgetown University offers its students the dynamic combination... |
ApplyingWhen applying to Georgetown University, it's important to note the application deadline is January 10, and the early action deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due January 10. The application fee at Georgetown University is $65. It is most selective, with an acceptance rate of 19.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2009 acceptance rate||20%|
|Application deadline||January 10|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||January 10|
Academic LifeThe student-faculty ratio at Georgetown University is 10:1, and the school has 60.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Georgetown University include: Finance; International relations and affairs; and Political science and government. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 96.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||85% - High|
|Five most popular majors for 2009 graduates|
Student LifeGeorgetown University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,433, with a gender distribution of 44.9 percent male students and 55.1 percent female students. 70.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 30.0 percent of students live off campus. Georgetown University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & ServicesGeorgetown University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, and health service. Georgetown University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Georgetown University.
|Students who have cars on campus||0% - Low|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for SchoolAt Georgetown University, 42.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $30,140.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$40,203 (2010-11)|
|Room and board||$12,240 (2010-11) - High|
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