Study at Georgetown UniversityFounded in 1789 by Father John Carroll, Georgetown University is a Jesuit private university located in Georgetown, Washington, D. C. Georgetown is the oldest Roman Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown University has three campuses in Washington, D. C. They include:
The main campus covers over 100 acres of land and includes more than 55 buildings, student residences and various athletic facilities. Georgetown comprises 4 undergraduate schools and 3 graduate and professional schools. Georgetown's athletic teams are nicknamed The Hoyas. They own over 25 varsity teams and more than 15 club teams. Varsity teams participate in the NCAA's Division I. The most notable alum of the university is former U. S. President Bill Clinton.
The Law Center
The Medical Center
The Undergraduate campus
Profile of Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown is located in a large city, in Washington, DC. The school is officially a Roman Catholic school. Georgetown is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Doctoral degree.
Students at Georgetown often study science, law, and liberal arts.
The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. In 2007, 79% of applicants were rejected at Georgetown. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 650 to 750 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 740 or higher on the math SAT. It's not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.
Students at the school benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.
Georgetown offers classes to 14, 826 students (13, 657 full-time equivalent).
The school serves primarily full-time students. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Big East Conference and Patriot League competitions. Georgetown Programs and Degrees
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|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||1, 453||international relations, political science, English, liberal arts and sciences, economics, history, Spanish language, linguistics, . . . |
|Law||1, 036||law, legal research|
|Business and Management||675||business management, finance, marketing, accounting, business administration, international business, CIO training|
|Science||520||physiology, science and society, biology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, microbiology and immunology, chemistry, biological and physical sciences, biological and biomedical sciences, . . . |
|Medicine||200||medicine, public health, neuroscience, health professions|
|Family and Social Work||165||public policy analysis|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||163||registered nursing|
|Therapy and Counselling||77||psychology|
|Religion and Philosophy||36||philosophy, religion|
|Mathematics||26||mathematics, probability and statistics|
|Medical administration||26||health care administration|
|Art Studies||22||art studies|
|Computer Science and Engineering||5||computer science|
|Education and Teaching||4||ESL instruction|
|Medical Support and Technology||3||radiation therapist, ophthalmic tech|
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