Georgetown University: Narrative Description
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY F-8
37th and O Sts., NW
Washington, DC 20057
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.georgetown.edu/
Independent Roman Catholic (Jesuit), university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Founded 1789. Setting: 110-acre urban campus. Endowment: $703.4 million. Research spending 2003-04: $125.4 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $15,319 per student. Total enrollment: 13,233. Faculty: 1,068 (707 full-time, 361 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 14,855 applied, 22% were admitted. 90% from top 10% of their high school class, 98% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 43 National Merit Scholars, 47 class presidents, 199 valedictorians, 202 student government officers. Full-time: 6,314 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 208 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 52 states and territories, 82 other countries, 98% from out-of-district, 0.1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 7% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 2% 25 or older, 78% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 95% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences and history; business/marketing; English. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at members of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval (c), Air Force (c).
Options: electronic application, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview, SAT or ACT. Recommended: SAT Subject Tests, SAT II: Writing Test. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/10, 11/1 for early action. Notification: 4/1, 12/15 for early action.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $60. Comprehensive fee: $40,717 includes full-time tuition ($29,808), mandatory fees ($355), and college room and board ($10,554). College room only: $6984. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $1242 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course level.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 129 open to all. Most popular organizations: University Choir, Mask and Bauble, The Hoya (student newspaper), International Relations Club, The Voice (weekly news magazine). Major annual events: Homecoming Block Party, GU Day, Student Activities Fair. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, student guards at residence halls and academic facilities. 5,053 college housing spaces available; 4,818 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Lauinger Library plus 6 others with 2.4 million books, 3.8 million microform titles, 23,241 serials, 16,415 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $23.3 million. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See American University.
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