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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 2015)

Main Campus

Full-time: 856
Total: 1,546

Law Center

Full-time: 133
Total: 380

Medical Center

Full-time: 366
Total: 514

University Services

Full-time: 24
Total: 25

Source: Fall 2015 Faculty and Staff Official Statistics by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)

Degrees Awarded (2015*)

Baccalaureate: 1,830
Masters: 3,370
Doctoral - Research/Scholarship: 114
Doctoral: Professional Practice: 861
Total**: 6,175

Source: 2015-16 Common Data Set
*Degrees awarded between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. 
**Total does not include 12 post-baccalaureate certificates and 28 certificates/diplomas of at least one but less than two academic years. 

Tuition* (FY2017)

Undergraduate: $49,968
Graduate: $46,272
MBA: $55,050
Law: $57,576
Medicine: $49,772

Source: Actual FY17 Financial Aid Cost of Attendance Budgets 2/27/2016, Law School Tuition 2016-2017, Medicine Tuition 2016-17

Applications, Acceptances and Enrollment (Fall 2015)


Applications: 19,478
Admitted: 3,358
Enrolled: 1,567


Applications: 10,293
Admitted: 4,606
Enrolled: 2,046


Applications: 2,375
Admitted: 1,006
Enrolled: 408

Medical Center

Applications: 12,697
Admitted: 359
Enrolled: 196

Law Center

Applications: 8,066
Admitted: 2,270
Enrolled: 576


Applications: 52,909
Admitted: 11,599
Enrolled: 4,793

Source: Annual Financial Information Student Application and Enrollments by Office of Assessment & Decision Support (OADS)


Georgetown College

Undergraduate: 3,784
Graduate: 6

School of Foreign Service

Undergraduate: 1,406

School of Foreign Service-Qatar

Undergraduate: 256

McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate: 1,314
Graduate: 1,129
Graduate (Distance): 123

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Undergraduate: 510

School of Continuing Studies

Undergraduate: 270
Graduate: 1,534
Graduate (Distance): 209

Graduate School of Arts and ScienceS

Graduate (MN): 2,184
Graduate (MC*): 938
Graduate (Distance): 684

McCourt School of Public Policy

Graduate: 431

Law Center

Graduate: 791
Prof: 2,054

School of Medicine

Undergraduate: 22
Prof*: 814

Source: Banner Student Detail Snapshot Fall 2015 - Prepared by the Office of the University Registrar.

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

Research Funding

$176.1 million in research and development expenditures (FY15).

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.