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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
19,997 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
77.9% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
1,479 Graduates


The median tuition at Georgetown University is $49,968, which is $17,758 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,625.

In 2016, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 27% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Georgetown University received 19,997 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.66% annual growth. Out of those 19,997 applicants, 3,369 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 16.8% acceptance rate.

There were 18,525 students enrolled at Georgetown University in 2016, and 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgetown University has an overall enrollment yield of 46.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Georgetown University has a total enrollment of 18,525 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgetown University is 14,440 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,085. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at Georgetown University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgetown University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% White, 7.98% Asian, 7.18% Black or African American, 6.95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgetown University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (11.3%), followed by White Male (9.8%) and Asian Female (2.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (9.4%), followed by White Female (9.2%) and Asian Female (1.61%).

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In 2016, 447 more women than men graduated from Georgetown University. The majority of students graduating from Georgetown University are White. These 3,638 graduates mean that there were 6.4 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 568 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Georgetown University is International Relations & Affairs with 253 graduates, followed by General Finance with 227 graduates and General Political Science & Government with 219 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Georgetown University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Legal, with 1,337 graduates, followed by Cultural & Gender Studies with 155 graduates and Social Sciences with 1,204 graduates.


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Georgetown University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.53B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $51.8M (3.39%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Georgetown University had a total expenditure of $1.18B. Of that $1.18B, they spent $461M on salaries and $142M on benefits.

Georgetown University employs 352 No academic ranks, 309 Professors, and 234 Associate professors. Most academics at Georgetown University are Male Professors (209), Female No academic ranks (179), and Male No academic ranks (173).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgetown University are: Management, with 937 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 476 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 311 employees.



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