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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: William J. Doyle, (C’72)
  • 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 2021)

Main Campus
Full-time: 2,153
Part-time: 1,114
Total: 3,267

Law Center
Full-time: 652
Part-time: 234
Total: 886

Medical Center
Full-time: 996
Part-time: 182
Total: 1,178

University Services
Full-time: 1,209
Total: 1,221

Source: Fall 2021 Faculty and Staff Official Statistics by Office of Assessment and Decision Support (OADS)

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Degrees Awarded (Academic Year 2021)

Baccalaureate: 1,742
Masters: 3,926
Doctoral – Research/Scholarship: 160
Doctoral: Professional Practice: 854
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.

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Tuition (Fiscal Year 2022)

Undergraduate: $59,784
Graduate: $54,672
MBA: $60,694
Law: $69,280
Medicine: $56,586

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

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Applications, Acceptances and Enrollment (Fall 2021)

Applications: 27,629
Admitted: 3,311
Enrolled: 1,585

Applications: 12,964
Admitted: 6,347
Enrolled: 2,372

MBA (Full Time)
Applications: 1,625
Admitted: 782
Enrolled: 283

Applications: 2,094
Admitted: 1,328
Enrolled: 283

Medical Center
Applications: 17,882
Admitted: 429
Enrolled: 203

Law Center
Applications: 14,049
Admitted: 1,809
Enrolled: 558

Source: Annual Disclosure Report

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Enrollment (Fall 2021)

Georgetown College

Undergraduate: 3,566

School of Foreign Service

Undergraduate: 1,618

Georgetown University in Qatar

Undergraduate: 434

McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate: 1,355
Graduate: 1,173
Graduate (Distance): 1426

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Undergraduate: 488

School of Continuing Studies

Undergraduate: 120
Graduate: 1,207
Graduate (Distance): 1,925

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Graduate (MN): 2,609
Graduate (MC*): 860
Graduate (Distance): 769

McCourt School of Public Policy

Graduate: 535

Law Center

Prof: 2,018

School of Medicine

Undergraduate: 17
*Professional: 832

Source: Official Enrollment Statistics Fall 2021 – Prepared by the Office of the University Registrar

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

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Research Funding

$279.9 million in research and development expenditures (FY21).

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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