Georgetown University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$61,872
3.49% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$35,566
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.222%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
12.2%
26,638 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
20,984
73.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
95.6%
1,504 Graduates

About

Georgetown University is a higher education institution located in District of Columbia, DC. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Georgetown University were Law (660 degrees awarded) and Medicine (197 degrees).

In 2022, 7,598 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgetown University. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,452 degrees), 4.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (746 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgetown University is $61,872, which is $31,722 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Georgetown University is $61,872, which is $31,722 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,566.

In 2022, 39% of undergraduate students attending Georgetown University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$61,872
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Georgetown University was $61,872. The cost of tuition at Georgetown University is $31,722 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$35,566
2022 Value
54.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Georgetown University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,566. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Georgetown University grew by 54.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,758
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgetown University was of $17,758 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 234% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
22%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Georgetown University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.222%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Georgetown University was 0.222%, which represents 7 out of the 3149 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Georgetown University received 26,638 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.59% annual growth. Out of those 26,638 applicants, 3,257 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 12.2% acceptance rate.

There were 20,984 students enrolled at Georgetown University in 2022. 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgetown University has an overall enrollment yield of 48.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

12.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,257
Accepted Out of 26,638

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgetown University was 12.2% (3,257 admissions from 26,638 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 12%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.59%, while admissions declined by −1.63%..

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SAT Scores

72%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,149
Scores Submitted (2022)

72% of enrolled first-time students at Georgetown University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgetown University had a total enrollment of 20,984 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Georgetown University is 15,462 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,522. This means that 73.7% of students enrolled at Georgetown University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgetown University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.2% White, 11.4% Asian, 8.24% Hispanic or Latino, 6.6% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.105% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Georgetown University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Asian Female (8.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (20.2%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Asian Female (6.77%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgetown University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,984 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgetown University is 15,462 and the part-time enrollment is 5,522. This means that 73.7% of students enrolled at Georgetown University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Georgetown University was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Georgetown University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    9,268 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    2,402 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,730 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Georgetown University is 44.2% White, 11.4% Asian, 8.24% Hispanic or Latino, 6.6% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.105% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,820 students (8.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 640 more women than men received degrees from Georgetown University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Georgetown University is white (3,452 degrees awarded). There were 4.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (746 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Georgetown University is Law (660 degrees awarded), followed by Medicine (197 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgetown University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (149 degrees awarded), Legal (1,355 degrees), and Social Sciences (1,318 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgetown University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (454,925 people), Physicians (427,497 people), Other managers (358,831 people), Postsecondary teachers (245,092 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (239,732 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgetown University in 2022 are Applied Sciences (149 degrees awarded), Legal (1,355 degrees), Social Sciences (1,318 degrees), Language & Linguistics (124 degrees), and Biology (603 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgetown University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Georgetown University are Applied Sciences (149 degrees awarded), Legal (1,355 degrees), Social Sciences (1,318 degrees), Language & Linguistics (124 degrees), and Biology (603 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgetown University are Elementary & secondary schools (591,361 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (573,143 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (562,286 people), Legal services (367,317 people), and Computer Systems Design (253,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgetown University are Applied Sciences (149 degrees awarded), Legal (1,355 degrees), Social Sciences (1,318 degrees), Language & Linguistics (124 degrees), and Biology (603 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Georgetown University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 295 degrees awarded
  2. 294 degrees awarded
  3. 252 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Georgetown University was General Business Administration & Management with 295 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,479
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,119
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,479 degrees were awarded to men at Georgetown University, which is 0.845 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,119).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 318 degrees were awarded to men at Georgetown University in Law, which is 0.93 times less than the 342 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 342 degrees were awarded to men at Georgetown University in Law, which is 1.08 times more than the 318 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

90%
100% Completion Time
94%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 90% of students graduating from Georgetown University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 94% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 95% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (99%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Georgetown University is Female and Asian (99% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.66% of graduates (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,452 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    746 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    645 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgetown University is white (3,452 degrees awarded). There were 4.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (746 degrees).

6.15% of degree recipients (467 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,777 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,675 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    444 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Georgetown University is white female (1,777 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1675 degrees).

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Operations

Georgetown University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.21B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.33%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Georgetown University had a total salary expenditure of 1.5B. Georgetown University employs 427 No academic ranks, 371 Professors and 199 Associate professors. Most academics at Georgetown University are Female No academic rank (241), Male Professor (230), and Male No academic rank (186).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgetown University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 906 employees, Management, with 522 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 422 employees.

Endowment

$3.21B
2022 Endowment
23.8%
growth from 2021

Georgetown University has an endowment valued at about $3.21B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgetown University grew 23.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.84B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$637M
2022 Salaries
2.68%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Georgetown University paid a median of $637M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($1.5B) and a 2.68% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$180M
Instructional Salaries
1,114
Number of Employees

In 2022, Georgetown University paid a total of $180M to 1,114 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
427 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
906 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgetown University were No academic rank with 427 employees, Professor with 371 employees, and Associate professor with 199 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgetown University were Business and Financial Operations with 906 employees, Management with 522 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 422 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgetown University was Female No academic rank with 241 employees, Male Professor with 230 employees, and Male No academic rank with 186 employees.

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