Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral
College Type: Private
Academic Calendar: Semester
State: District of Columbia
Georgetown is a private Jesuit university in Washington, D.C. The school's location in the capital has contributed to its sizable international student population, and the popularity of the International Relations major. Bill Clinton stands out among Georgetown's notable alumni. Over half of Georgetown students take advantage of the many study abroad opportunities, and the university recently opened a campus in Qatar. For strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Georgetown was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. On the athletic front, the Georgetown Hoyas compete in the NCAA Division I Big East Conference.
Most Popular Majors
English, Finance, International Relations, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology
Total Students: 15318
Total Grad Students: 7739
Undergraduate Students: 7579
Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Percent Male: 44%
Percent Female: 56%
Alumni Giving Rate: %
Graduation and Retention Information
Four-Year Graduation Rate: 89%
Six-Year Graduation Rate: 93%
Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010
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Main Phone: 202-687-0100
Leah B Thomas
Assistant Director , Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
International Admissions Contact:
Athletic Director , Athletic Department
Applying to Transfer
Common App Used?
High School Transcript Required?
Minimum GPA for Applying:
Typically, a cumulative B+ average or higher is recommended for consideration for admission. The average college GPA for an accepted transfer applicant is 3.7.
Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Grades earned must be at least one level above minimum passing level, e.g. "C." Passing grades on a Pass/Fail system are acceptable.
GU requires a min of 12 transferable credits. The max transferable credits is 1/2 of the total required for the degree (60 credits). Students must spend a minimum of four full semesters and earn 60 credits in residency at Georgetown to earn a degree.
Test Scores for Applying:
Submit SAT or ACT results. If, however, a transfer applicant has been out of high school for more than 5 years, the SAT/ACT requirement is waived.
Letters of Recommendation Required:
Submit recommendations from a current college dean and one professor, preferably from the major department.
Georgetown University does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.
There is a non-refundable Application Fee of $65.00. Accepts paper applications.
Submit a Transfer Application for Admission and a Personal Data Form.
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Standardized Testing Notes:
Transfer Percentage Accepted: %
Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 20%
Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -20%
Admissions Data From: Fall 2010
Other Expenses: 2482
Room and Board: 13050
Tuition and Fees: 41393
Total Cost: 58125
Note on Costs:
Please visit our website at http://finaid.georgetown.edu/cost-of-attendance/undergraduate/ for current tuition and fee information.
Costs Data From: 2011-12
General Financial Aid Information:
To assist those admitted, the University makes every effort to meet the demonstrated financial need of eligible applicants through a combination of need-based aid programs which include grants, scholarships, student employment and student loans.
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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:
Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5372
Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 59%
Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 49%
Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 33%
Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010