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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 2017)

Main Campus

Full-time: 869
Part-time: 801
Total: 1,670

Law Center

Full-time: 149
Part-time: 272
Total: 421

Medical Center

Full-time: 371
Part-time: 122
Total: 493

University Services

Full-time: 25
Total: 26

Source: Fall 2017 Faculty and Staff Official Statistics by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)

Degrees Awarded (2017*)

Baccalaureate: 1,801
Masters: 3,750
Doctoral - Research/Scholarship: 124
Doctoral: Professional Practice: 859
Total**: 6,534

Source: 2017-18 Common Data Set
*Degrees awarded between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. 
**Total does not include 16 certificates/diplomas of at least one but less than two academic years. 

Tuition* (FY2019)

Undergraduate: $53,520
Graduate: $49,560
MBA: $58,500
Law: $62,244
Medicine: $52,037

Source: Financial Plan 2019-2022

Applications, Acceptances and Enrollment (Fall 2017)


Applications: 21,462
Admitted: 3,365
Enrolled: 1,601


Applications: 10,471
Admitted: 5,092
Enrolled: 2,086

MBA (Full-Time)

Applications: 1,742
Admitted: 833
Enrolled: 276


Applications: 1,589
Admitted: 967
Enrolled: 624

Medical Center

Applications: 14,062
Admitted: 403
Enrolled: 198

Law Center

Applications: 8,839
Admitted: 2,291
Enrolled: 580



Applications: 58,165
Admitted: 12,951
Enrolled: 5,365

Source: Annual Disclosure Report

Enrollment (Fall 2017)

Georgetown College

Undergraduate: 3,644

School of Foreign Service

Undergraduate: 1,438

Georgetown University in Qatar

Undergraduate: 253

McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate: 1,296
Graduate: 1,205
Graduate (Distance): 153

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Undergraduate: 457

School of Continuing Studies

Undergraduate: 364
Graduate: 1,446
Graduate (Distance): 772

Graduate School of Arts and ScienceS

Graduate (MN): 2,267
Graduate (MC*): 926
Graduate (Distance): 700

McCourt School of Public Policy

Graduate: 389

Law Center

Graduate: 826
Prof: 2,043

School of Medicine

Undergraduate: 11
Prof*: 815

Source: Official Enrollment Statistics Fall 2017 - Prepared by the Office of the University Registrar.

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

Research Funding

$212.3 million in research and development expenditures (FY17).

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.