Georgetown University or Seal of Georgetown University (GU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States. GU was founded in 1789. Georgetown University has an urban campus in Washington, D.C..

University ranking. Georgetown University has a strong position in the top 70 universities of United States. Georgetown University is one of the oldest and most renowned universities of United States. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet. Georgetown University has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Arts and Humanities», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Social Sciences and Management», «Economics & Business». The university is in the top 300 in the quality of education criterion. The university is among the most respected institutions by the employers of United States and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. Georgetown University has one of the strictest admission policies in the world accepting only 1 out of 5 applicants. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of United States. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at GU will cost you at least 45,000 USD. A master’s degree of GU will cost a student a significant sum of 41,000 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. There is also an option to enroll in online programs, kindly provided by the university. On the official website (http://www.georgetown.edu) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Georgetown University teaches more than 15 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 6 local ones. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1800 specialists. The majority of academic staff at GU consists of foreign specialists. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of GU. The university has a dedicated library. Students can apply for a dormitory. Georgetown University is a part of a few associations like - 568 Group, International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), Sport affiliations and members.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1789
Abbreviation GU
Teachers 1,824
Students 15,967
Foreigners 16%
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Both into One
Accreditation
• Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Affiliations
• 568 Group
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
• Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
• Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU). Sport affiliations and members
Rankings
World ranking 252
Country ranking 66
Academic Reputation 232
Employer Reputation 181
Quality of teaching 260
International Faculty 313
International Students 257
Citations per Faculty 382
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 49
Life Sciences and Medicine 194
Social Sciences and Management 79
Ranking in world by discipline
Economics & Business 76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 252
QS World University Rankings 213
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Cost of living in Washington, D.C.
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 725 1,086
Food 298 545
Transportation 180 283
Communications and utilities 106 116
Clothing 24 86
Sports and leisure 36 128
Total 1,369 2,244
Accommodation in Washington, D.C. USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 733
Shared room in city centre 1,097
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,332
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,710
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة جورجتاون
German Georgetown Universität
Spanish Universidad de Georgetown
French Université Georgetown
Japanese ジョージタウン大学
Korean 조지타운대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Georgetown
Russian Джорджтаунский университет
Chinese 乔治城大学
Location on map

Georgetown University - Official Description

Founded in 1789, the same year the U.S. Constitution took effect, Georgetown University is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university that embodies its founding principles in the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff, our commitment to justice and the common good, our intellectual openness, and our international character.

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