Georgetown University


Washington D.C., USA

Overall Ranking

23 in US News




Situated in Washington D.C, Georgetown University is a private Jesuit research institute founded in 1789 and the country's oldest Catholic higher education institution. With an acceptance rate of 14%, the university has about 17,000 enrolled students from 135 countries. The students and experienced faculty at Georgetown University engage in meticulous research on areas such as technology, environmental sciences, healthcare, religion etc. Students can apply to one of the degree programs (bachelors, masters, doctoral and certificate) and choose from over 40 undergraduate and 50 graduate disciplines, including English, Global Business, Human Science, International Politics etc. 


Georgetown University has three campuses within Washington D.C: the Main Campus, Medical Center and Law Center. Furthermore, as part of a global academic initiative, the university's nine schools offer around 213 undergraduate study-abroad programs in 57 countries, including Italy and London. Some of these program types are Area Studies, Direct Matriculation, Business, Language, Nursing and Service Learning. The estimated undergraduate cost of attending is USD 29,892, while the graduate-level tuition per credit hour is USD 2,278. The university grants need-based financial aid and not merit-based. Students must complete the College Scholarship Service and Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


International students are considered for limited need-based scholarships. Those who wish to live on campus can do so in one of the 17 undergraduate residences consisting of dorms, suites, apartments and townhouses, with dining services. There are four freshman halls; New South, Village C West, Darnall Halls and Harbin, and 23 residential ministers. The Georgetown University student community comprises over 350 clubs and organizations encompassing dance, art, culture, music, worship debate, and some intercollegiate sports to try out at Georgetown, including soccer, rowing, golf, and football. Placement records indicate that full-time Georgetown University MBA graduates have acquired packages with an average starting salary of USD 124,119.

About the University

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Total Students


Total International Students


Size of Campus

104 acres

Georgetown University Ranking

Ranking Provider

US News


Times Higher Education


Popular Courses Offered


Bachelors in Biology


48 months

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Bachelor of Science In Mathematics


48 months

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Bachelors in Business Administration


48 months

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Test Requirements

Georgetown University requires submission of SAT and/or ACT scores as part of our holistic application review process. Candidates for admission should submit official score reports from the College Board and/or ACT.

Admission Process

First Year Applicant

Students can apply to Georgetown in one of two ways: Early Action or Regular Decision. Regardless of which choice you choose, the university encourages you to start your application as soon as possible by completing the Georgetown Application. It should only take you a few minutes to complete and submit the Georgetown Application. They  will open your application file and begin the process of scheduling the mandatory interview with a member of their local Alumni Admissions Committee once you submit the Georgetown Application.

You are asked to enable access to the email addresses through any spam filters employed by your internet service provider because Georgetown interacts with candidates via email about scheduling alumni interviews and missing credentials.




Prepare to settle into your new home in Georgetown. Apply to the Capitol Applied Learning Lab (CALL), where you'll live in the heart of Washington DC, intern during the day, and take classes at night, or live on campus in a suite-style room, apartment, or living-learning community. Make your home in one of the world's most interesting cities.

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Leap Scholar Verdict


Holds 248th rank in QS World University Rankings (2022).

It holds the 120th position in Times Higher Education (2021).

Ranks #12th worldwide in QS World University Rankings in 2021 (based on subjects).

94% of the graduates were employed full-time.

It ranked between 111 and 120th in QS World University Rankings based on graduate employability (2020).

It is classified among R1: Doctoral Universities with intensive research output.

The University houses 3,300+ international students from more than 135 countries.

Leap Scholar Expert Review

Students willing to lead a research-oriented career in Social Sciences, Biological And Biomedical Sciences and more can apply here. But students with average academic grades and limited budgets must opt for other cost-effective universities with a high acceptance rate.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is Georgetown University located?

Georgetown University is located in Washington D.C., USA

How much does it cost to study in Georgetown University?

The average first year cost to study in Georgetown University is INR 5662924

What is the acceptance rate for Georgetown University?

Georgetown University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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