Student Profile

Class of 2016

2011-2012 Early Action Admission Experience

  Georgetown College Foreign Service School Business School Nursing and Health School Total
Applied 3,936 1,348 1,104 435 6,823
Accepted 559 222 150 72 1,003
Acceptance Rate 14.2 16.5 13.6 16.6 14.7
Percentile 97.6 97.4 97.5 97.6 97.6
SAT - CR 680-780 690-790 670-770 660-760 680-780
SAT - Math 670-770 670-770 690-790 660-760 670-770

 

2011-2012 Overall Admission Experience

  Georgetown College Foreign Service School Business School Nursing and Health School Total
Applied 12,055 3,697 3,157 1,208 20,115
Accepted 1,945 689 560 219 3,413
Acceptance Rate 16.1 18.6 17.7 18.1 17.0
Percentile Rank 96.8 96.5 95.6 96.8 96.7
SAT - CR 680-770 700-780 640-750 650-740 770
SAT - Math 680-760 680-770 670-770 650-740 680-760

 

2011-2012 Geographic Representation of Applicants

Georgetown attracts a geographically diverse applicant pool with students applying from all 50 states, US territories, and 131 countries. The map and table below illustrate the applicant pool by geographic region. For abbreviation reference click here.

U.S. map listing number of applicants by state

Afghanistan 1 Luxembourg 1
Albania 1 Macedonia 1
Anguilla 1 Malaysia 8
Argentina 1 Mauritius 1
Australia 14 Mexico 31
Austria 5 Moldova 1
Azerbaijan 2 Monaco 4
Bahamas 5 Mongolia 5
Bahrain 6 Morocco 8
Bangladesh 10 Mozambique 2
Barbados 1 Myanmar 8
Belgium 10 Nepal 11
Belize 2 Netherlands 4
Benin 2 Netherlands Antilles 1
Bermuda 4 New Zealand 4
Bhutan 2 Nicaragua 6
Bolivia 4 Nigeria 8
Botswana 2 Northern Mariana Islands 1
Brazil 44 Norway 7
Bulgaria 4 Oman 6
Cambodia 1 Pakistan 25
Cameroon 2 Panama 19
Canada 100 Papua New Guinea 1
Chad 1 Paraguay 4
Chile 6 Peru 11
China 511 Phillipines 21
Colombia 26 Poland 6
Costa Rica 1 Portugal 1
Cyprus 2 Qatar 8
Czech Republic 10 Romania 8
Denmark 6 Russian Federation 14
Dominica 3 Saudi Arabia 24
Dominican Republic 7 Senegal 4
Ecuador 12 Serbia 4
Egypt 18 Sierra Leone 1
El Salvador 7 Singapore 67
Ethiopia 3 Slovakia 1
France 38 South Africa 13
Gabon 1 South Korea 288
Gaza Strip 1 Spain 31
Georgia 2 Sri Lanka 6
Germany 18 Sudan 1
Ghana 9 Swaziland 2
Greece 13 Sweden 7
Guatemala 9 Switzerland 28
Haiti 1 Syrian Arab Republic 1
Honduras 6 Taiwan 32
Hong Kong 76 Thailand 1
Hungary 5 The Democratic Republic of Congo 1
India 74 Trinidad and Tobago 6
Indonesia 20 Tunisia 4
Iran 2 Turkey 54
Iraq 1 Uganda 3
Ireland 2 Ukraine 1
Israel 10 United Arab Emirates 31
Italy 36 United Kingdom 131
Jamaica 8 United Republic of Tanzania 6
Japan 26 United States 17,801
Jordan 17 Uruguay 1
Kazakhstan 7 US Minor Outlying Islands 1
Kenya 12 Uzbekistan 1
Kuwait 7 Venezuela 21
Kyrgyzstan 1 Vietnam 23
Latvia 1 Virgin Islands (UK) 1
Lebanon 5 Virgin Islands (US) 2
Liberia 1 West Bank 3
Lithuania 1 Zimbabwe 4

 

Entering Class of 2016

The entering first-year class of 1,580 students is enrolling from 1,061 different high schools. Students from outside the Middle Atlantic region comprise nearly 2/3 of the enrolling class; the students enrolling from overseas are from 47 different countries. The wide variety of cultural backgrounds, perspectives and experiences represented at Georgetown greatly contribute to learning for all students on the University campus. Thirty-five percent of the entering class are from multicultural backgrounds, one-third of first-year students claim fluency in more than one language and about 30% have lived abroad at some point.

Cultural Background

White American 59%
Asian American 13%
African American 8%
Latino American 7%
Native American <1%
International 7%
Not Provided 5%

Geographic Distribution

Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA) 35%
New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 12%
Southeast (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) 14%
Southwest (AZ, NM, TX) 5%
Midwest (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 7%
Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, OK, SD) 3%
West (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 13%
Rockies (CO, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY) 2%
US Territories (GU, PR, VI) <1%
International 9%

US map with numbers of accepted students by state

 

Australia 2 Jordan 4
Belgium 1 Malaysia 1
Bermuda 1 Mongolia 1
Bhutan 1 Myanmar 1
Bolivia 1 Nepal 1
Brazil 4 Panama 3
Canada 13 Peru 1
Chile 2 Phillipines 1
China 8 Saudi Arabia 1
Colombia 3 Singapore 10
Ecuador 1 South Korea 20
Egypt 1 Spain 3
El Salvador 1 Sweden 1
France 5 Switzerland 1
Germany 1 Taiwan 2
Ghana 1 Thailand 1
Greece 1 Trinidad and Tobago 1
Honduras 1 Turkey 3
Hong Kong 6 United Arab Emirates 2
India 2 United Kingdon 20
Indonesia 1 Venezuela 1
Israel 1 Vietnam 1
Italy 7 West Bank 1
Japan 2