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About GU

Georgetown University (GU) — private non-profit christian university. It is located in Washington, D.C., United States. The institution is proud of its long history, as it was founded in 1789. GU is a part of 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.

The university is in top-300 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. GU is on top of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the United States. The educational institution is in 187 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

GU does research in different fields of study and offers master and doctorate programs.

Location
Washington, D.C., United States
Establishment year
1789
Students
22,534
International students
4,056
Female students
54%
Acceptance rate
17%
Religion
Christian

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#297
Rating in the USA
2021#26
Rating THE
2024#187
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Arts & Humanities69
Social Sciences & Management105
Accounting & Finance101-150
Life Sciences & Medicine248
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GU tuition fees

The academic calendar at GU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in United States. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at GU will cost local citizens a minimum of 19,995 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 40,989 USD per year. The university offers scholarships and financial aid to some students. Scholarships are available to both locals and foreigners. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Local19,995USD/year
Foreign44,988USD/year
Master
Local19,995USD/year
Foreign40,989USD/year

Additional costs

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus17,032USD/year
Other expenses
on campus2,594USD/year

Study programs at GU

Education & Training
Master of Science in Foreign Service / Master of Public Policy (MSFS/MPP)
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Education & Training
Medicine
Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Bioinfomatics Track
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Master of Science in Global Health Program
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Master of Science in Physiology (Special Masters)
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Master of Science in Tumor Biology
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Master of Science in Biostatistics
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Master of Arts in Global Human Development
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Master of Science in Computer Science
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Humanities
Master of Arts in Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Master of Arts in Global History
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Master of Arts in Global International Comparative History
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Master of Arts in Italian Studies
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Master of Science in Health Physics and Radiation Protection
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
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Arts & Humanities
Master of Arts in English
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Master of Arts in German
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Master of Science in Foreign Service / Master of Arts in Global, International, and Comparative History (MSFS/MAGIC)
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Conflict Resolution
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Master of Policy Management
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management
Study mode
Online
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Scholarships
Yes
Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management
Study mode
Online
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Scholarships
Yes
Master of Science in Business Analytics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
Online
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Scholarships
Yes
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Social Sciences & Management
Master of Arts (M.A.) in American Government
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Democracy and Governance
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Master of Arts in Communication, Culture and Technology
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Master of Arts in Language and Communication
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
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Other
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Security Studies
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Master of Arts in Arab Studies
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Master of Arts in Arabic and Islamic Studies
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Master of Arts in Art and Museum Studies
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Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Master of Arts in Asian Studies
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Full-time
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IELTS
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Other programs
Physical Sciences
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Physics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Physical Sciences
Arts & Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in History - Modern Europe
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in History - Russia and Eastern Europe
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish and Portuguese
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Religious Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Arab Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic and Islamic Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in History - Africa
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in History - Asia
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in History - Latin America
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Show all
Medicine
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Cell Biology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology and Biophysics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Biology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
Doctor of Liberal Studies
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Other
Doctor of Medicine
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Exams
IELTS
Doctor of Medicine / PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy/Bioethics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
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IELTS
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Other programs
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Bachelor degree at GU

Applicants will need a subject exam — ACT or SAT.

Master's degree at GU

In order to enroll at GU for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at GU.

GU campus

The campus of GU is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Not only locals study at GU, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

Students can stay in United States for a year after graduation to find a job and change their student visa to a work visa. GU graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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