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  • Georgetown Seal 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: Thomas A. Reynolds III (B’74, P’03)
  • Size of Main and Medical Campuses: 54 buildings on 104 acres
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Georgetown University Wordmark for Athletics spelling out Hoyas in uppercaseThe Georgetown University Mascot which is Jack the BulldogColors: Blue and Gray
Nickname: The Hoyas
Cheer: Hoya Saxa (What Rocks)
Mascot: Jack the Bulldog

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Schools within the university:

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Faculty and Staff (Fall 2023) Anchor

Faculty and Staff (Fall 2023)

Main Campus
Full-time: 2,298
Part-time: 1,132
Total: 3,430

Law Center
Full-time: 752
Part-time: 254
Total: 1,006

Medical Center
Full-time: 1,142
Part-time: 166
Total: 1,308

University Services
Full-time: 1,537
Part-time: 14
Total: 1,551

Source: Fall 2023 Faculty and Staff Official Statistics by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)

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Degrees Awarded (Academic Year 2023)

Baccalaureate: 1,857
Masters: 4,804
Doctoral – Research/Scholarship: 186
Doctoral: Professional Practice: 879

**Total: 7,726

Source: 2023-24 Common Data Set
*Degrees awarded between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.
**Total does not include 15 certificates/diplomas of at least one but less than two academic years, and 36 post-bachelor’s certificate

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Tuition (FY 2024)

Undergraduate: $64,896
Graduate: $58,848
MBA: $64,600
Law: $75,950
Medicine: $60,613

Source: Tuition and Fee Schedule Approved by Georgetown’s Board of Directors 

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Applications, Acceptances and Enrollment (Fall 2023)

Applications: 25,485
Admitted: 3,334
Enrolled: 1,607

Applications: 11,872
Admitted: 6,060
Enrolled: 2,008

MBA (Full Time)
Applications: 1,428
Admitted: 883
Enrolled: 258

Applications: 2,111
Admitted: 1,533
Enrolled: 624

School of Medicine
Applications: 16,018
Admitted: 462
Enrolled: 201

Law Center
Applications: 10,827
Admitted: 2,119
Enrolled: 604

Source: Annual Disclosure Report

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Enrollment (Fall 2023)

College of Arts & Sciences
Undergraduate: 3,565
Graduate: 3

School of Foreign Service

Undergraduate: 1,690

Georgetown University in Qatar

Undergraduate: 470

McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate: 1,371
Graduate: 1,269
Graduate (Distance): 506

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Undergraduate: 115

School of Continuing Studies

Undergraduate: 357
Graduate: 985
Graduate (Distance): 1,502

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Graduate (MN): 2,653
Graduate (MC*): 818
Graduate (Distance): 570

McCourt School of Public Policy

Graduate: 462

Law Center

Graduate: 752
Professional: 2,082

School of Medicine

Undergraduate: 30
*Professional: 823

Source: Official Enrollment Statistics Fall 2023 – Prepared by the Office of the University Registrar

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

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Research Funding

$337.0 million in research and development expenditures (FY23).

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

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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.

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