Georgetown Key Facts


Established: 1789
Founder: John Carroll
Religious affiliation: Catholic, Jesuit
Type: Private
President: John J. DeGioia
Motto: Utraque Unum (both into one)
Board of directors chair: William J. Doyle, (C'72)
Size of Main and Medical Campuses: 54 buildings on 104 acres 


Colors: Blue and Gray
Nickname: The Hoyas
Cheer: Hoya Saxa (What Rocks)
Mascot: Jack the Bulldog


Schools within the University:

Faculty (Fall 2014)

Main Campus

Full-time: 869
Total: 1493

Law Center

Full-time: 124
Total: 362

Medical Center

Full-time: 378
Total: 528

University Services

Full-time: 19
Total: 19

Source: Fall 2014 Faculty and Staff Official Statistics by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)

*Medical Center Affiliated Faculty are not paid by the university and not included.

Degrees Awarded (2014*)

Baccalaureate: 1,794
Masters**: 3,209
Doctoral - Research/Scholarship: 133
Doctoral: Professional Practice: 822
Total***: 5,958

Source: IPEDS Data Submitted December 2014 by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)
*Degrees awarded between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.
**This includes all Masters and Doctorates except LLM and SJD. 
***Total does not include 3 post-baccalaureate certificates and 21 awards/certificates/diplomas of at least one but less than two academic years. 

Tuition (FY2016)

Undergraduate: $48,048
Graduate*: $44,712
MBA: $53,850
Law: $55,255
Medicine: $48,796

Source: Actual FY16 Financial Aid Cost of Attendance Budgets 2/27/2015, Law School Tuition 2015-2016, Medicine Tuition 2015-16

Applications, Acceptances and Enrollment (Fall 2014)


Applications: 19,505
Admitted: 3,384
Enrolled: 1,578


Applications: 9,600
Admitted: 3,983
Enrolled: 1,759


Applications: 2,102
Admitted: 980
Enrolled: 403

Medical Center

Applications: 13,016
Admitted: 348
Enrolled: 196

Law Center

Applications: 8,079
Admitted: 2,352
Enrolled: 581


Applications: 52,302
Admitted: 11,047
Enrolled: 4,517

Source: Admissions Profile by Office of Assessment & Decision Support (OADS)


Georgetown College

Undergraduate: 3,759

School of Foreign Services

Undergraduate: 1,428

School of Foreign Service-Qatar

Undergraduate: 254

McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate: 1,326
Graduate: 1,128
Graduate (Distance): 88

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Undergraduate: 552

School of Continuing Studies

Undergraduate: 260
Graduate: 1,397

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Graduate (MN): 2,070
Graduate (MD/NH*): 872
Graduate (Distance): 746

McCourt School of Public Policy

Graduate: 418

Law Center

Graduate: 650

School of Medicine

Undergraduate: 16
pROF*: 816

Source: Georgetown University Official Enrollment Statistics Fall 2014 - Prepared by the Office of the University Registrar.

*MN: Main Campus, MD: School of Medicine, NH: School of Nursing & Health Studies, Prof: Professional

Research Funding

$172.7 million in research and development expenditures (FY14).

Source: NSF Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey

Main Campus Library Holdings

Georgetown University Library in Numbers

Note: For the most recent data and results, please see the official site of the Office of Assessment and Decision Support.