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Established: 1789

Founder: Archbishop John Carroll, S.J.

Religious affiliation: Catholic, Jesuit

Type: Private

President: John J. DeGioia

Motto: Utraque Unum (both into one)

Board of Directors chair: Paul Tagliabue

Size of Main Campus: 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:

Library holdings: More than 2.3 million volumes

Research Funding: $166.5 million in research and development expenditures (FY09)

 Faculty (Fall 2009)

  Full-Time Part-Time
Main Campus 767 477
Law Center 130 205
Medical Center 408 58
University Services 6 3
Total: 1,311 743


Enrollment (Fall 2009)









Student-Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

Gender (undergraduate): 55 percent female, 45 percent male

International students: 1,882 representing 134 countries

Degrees Awarded (2008-09)

Bachelors 2,201
Masters 2,164
Doctoral 105
First Professional Degrees 864


Tuition (2009-10)

Undergraduate $39,768
Graduate $37,848
MBA $45,984
Law $45,105
Medicine $43,616


Financial Aid

  • Georgetown University practices need-blind admissions --applicants are considered for admission without regard to their ability to pay or their need for financial assistance.
  • Georgetown offers need-based financial aid to meet 100 percent of the demonstrated financial need of eligible students.
  • Each year, more than 55 percent of undergraduate students at Georgetown receive some form of financial assistance, and 41 percent of undergraduates receive Georgetown grant aid. 

University Governance

Meet our Deans

Executive Leadership

Board of Directors

University Images


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