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Georgetown Key Facts

The Georgetown University Seal established in 1789

The Georgetown University Mascot which is Jack the Bulldog

Georgetown University Wordmark for Athletics spelling out Hoyas in uppercase


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 2016)

Main Campus

Full-time: 855
Part-time: 782
Total: 1,637

Law Center

Full-time: 139
Part-time: 276
Total: 415

Medical Center

Full-time: 365
Part-time: 129
Total: 494

University Services

Full-time: 26
Total: 27

Source: Fall 2016 Faculty and Staff Official Statistics by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)

Degrees Awarded (2016*)

Baccalaureate: 1,827
Masters: 3,623
Doctoral - Research/Scholarship: 124
Doctoral: Professional Practice: 844
Total**: 6,418

Source: 2016-17 Common Data Set
*Degrees awarded between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. 
**Total does not include 14 certificates/diplomas of at least one but less than two academic years. 

Tuition* (FY2018)

Undergraduate: $51,720
Graduate: $47,880
MBA: $56,400
Law: $59,850
Medicine: $50,892

Source: Financial Plan 2018-2021

Applications, Acceptances and Enrollment (Fall 2016)


Applications: 19,997
Admitted: 3,369
Enrolled: 1,574


Applications: 10,181
Admitted: 4,728
Enrolled: 1,888

MBA (Full-Time)

Applications: 1,890
Admitted: 830
Enrolled: 287

Medical Center

Applications: 14,377
Admitted: 359
Enrolled: 196

Law Center

Applications: 8,776
Admitted: 2,320
Enrolled: 578


Applications: 55,221
Admitted: 11,606
Enrolled: 4,523

Source: Annual Disclosure Report


Georgetown College

Undergraduate: 3,725
Graduate: 4

School of Foreign Service

Undergraduate: 1,423

School of Foreign Service-Qatar

Undergraduate: 241

McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate: 1,317
Graduate: 1,142
Graduate (Distance): 139

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Undergraduate: 462

School of Continuing Studies

Undergraduate: 272
Graduate: 1,585
Graduate (Distance): 508

Graduate School of Arts and ScienceS

Graduate (MN): 2,028
Graduate (MC*): 941
Graduate (Distance): 687

McCourt School of Public Policy

Graduate: 367

Law Center

Graduate: 798
Prof: 2,052

School of Medicine

Undergraduate: 13
Prof*: 811

Source: Official Enrollment Statistics Fall 2016 - Prepared by the Office of the University Registrar.

*MN: Main Campus, MC: Medical Center, Prof: Professional

Research Funding

$183.8 million in research and development expenditures (FY16).

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.