Georgetown: Admission Statistics 2024

When embarking on the college search process, it’s essential to gather accurate and reliable information about prospective universities. One valuable resource for this purpose is the Common Data Set (CDS) but navigating through a college’s Common Data Set can be a time-consuming task. In this blog post, we have compiled the essential information from Georgetown University’s latest admission statistics to allow you to grasp quickly and save time. 

Understanding the Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set is a standardized questionnaire that collects essential information about colleges and universities. It covers a wide range of areas, including admission statistics, enrollment figures, student demographics, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The CDS is collaboratively maintained by higher education institutions and is designed to provide accurate and comparable data for prospective students, parents, and researchers. It simplifies the college search process by providing standardized information in a consistent format, allowing for easier comparison and informed decision-making. 

Georgetown Common Data Set 

Quick facts:

  • Location: 37th and O Streets, NW
  • State: Washington, DC
  • Institution: Private
  • Undergraduate Institution: Coeducational
  • Academic year calendar: Semester
  • Retention Rate: 96.60%
  • Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 7,900
  • SAT and ACT Policies: Required
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Factors in Admission Decisions


Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Application Essay
Standardized test scores


Very Important
Character/personal qualities
Extracurricular Activities
First Generation
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical Residence
State Residency
Racial/ethnic Status
Volunteer work
Work experience

Admission Facts

  • Application Closing Date: January 10
  • Deferred Admission: Yes (one deferral of admission is allowed)
  • EA/ED: Yes (Early Action)
  • EA/ED Deadline: November 1
  • EA Plan: Restrictive

Student Life Information

Student Diversity

Total Undergraduates (Both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking, including first-year)

  • 1,113 International (nonresidents) students
  • 528 Hispanic/Latino students
  • 380 Black or African American, non-Hispanic students
  • 3,720 White, non-Hispanic students
  • 6 American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic students
  • 1,043 Asian, non-Hispanic students
  • 10 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic students 
  • 434 students with two or more races, non-Hispanic
  • 666 students with race and/or ethnicity unknown


$75 Application Fee

$64,896 Tuition Fee

$186 Required Fees

$19,750 Food and Housing (On campus)

Financial Aid

Total of Need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $105,225,000

Total of Non-need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $1,100,000

The data presented here was collected from the Georgetown University Common Data Set 2022-2023.

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