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Georgetown University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Washington, DC

Georgetown University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,112

Average annual cost of attendance: $29,283

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $15,495

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

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Georgetown University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $6,112

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $8,637

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $15,540

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $27,365

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $48,345


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Georgetown University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Georgetown University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 94%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 96%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $93,500

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 87%

Georgetown University Admissions

Georgetown University Acceptance Rate: 17%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 660 to 760

SAT Critical Reading: 660 to 760

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 31 to 35

ACT Math: 28 to 34

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Georgetown University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Georgetown University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 12%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 27%

Typical student debt: $15,495

Typical monthly loan payment: $165

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Majors at Georgetown University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Georgetown University:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 2%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 6%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 18%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 5%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 8%
  • History – 2%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 2%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 2%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 6%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 4%
  • Social Sciences – 38%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 2%

For more information about the various majors at Georgetown University, visit their website.

Georgetown University Diversity


Overall Composition at Georgetown University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Georgetown University full time:  97%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Georgetown University part time:  3%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Georgetown University:  6%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 10%

Black: 6%

Hispanic: 9%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 12%

Two or more races: 5%

Unknown: 2%

White: 56%

Georgetown University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 6.0

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 47.2

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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