Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057
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Georgetown University is one of the twelve private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in District of Columbia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Washington.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 19,005 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,597 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,533 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 96%). Every year 95% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Georgetown's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $51,720, and fees were $580. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $51,720 and $580 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students19,005
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate96%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
05/01/1980 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
05/23/1974 - 05/01/1980
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
05/20/1995 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1350 to 1520
ACT30 to 34
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
Graduates $90

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$2,155/credit
In State Students$2,155/credit
Out of State Students$2,155/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,995/credit
In State Students$1,995/credit
Out of State Students$1,995/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $96,975 $96,975 $96,975
ADN 70 $150,850 $150,850 $150,850
BSN 125 $269,375 $269,375 $269,375
FNP 50 $99,750 $99,750 $99,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 53% of Georgetown University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 14% $4,466
Other Federal Grant 6% $7,963
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $587
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 41% $40,102
Federal Student Loans 28% $3,573
Private Loans 4% $23,673


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,057
$30,001 to $48,000$8,670
$48,001 to $75,000$13,348
$75,001 to $110,000$25,073
Over $110,000$47,183

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and District of Columbia state board of nursing.

Georgetown University
37th and O St NW
Washington, DC 20057

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