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The yield rate for the Class of 2021 increased from 47 percent last year to 49 percent.

Half of Admitted Students to Enter Class of 2021

May 19, 2017 at 12:14 am 0 comments

Georgetown’s admissions yield for the Class of 2021 jumped to 49 percent this year, following a record low in the university’s acceptance rate and an all-time high in applications received. The university’s admissions yield refers to the number of accepted students who submit an enrollment deposit and plan to attend GeorgetownRead More

Legacy Students Twice as Likely to Be Admitted

May 19, 2017 at 12:12 am 0 comments

This year’s admission cycle saw an increase in the number of legacy students accepted, with 30 percent of legacy applicants offered admittance to Georgetown, compared to a 15.4 percent acceptance rate for all applicants. Legacy students are expected to comprise 10 percent of the Class of 2021, demonstrating a persistentRead More

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The acceptance rate for the Class of 2021 dropped a full percentage point from last year.

Georgetown Acceptance Rate Hits Record Low

March 31, 2017 at 12:20 am 2 comments

Georgetown accepted a record-low 15.4 percent of students to the Class of 2021, an overall 3,313 out of 21,465 applicants. The 15.4 percent acceptance rate marks a full point percentage drop from the rates of the last five years, which hovered between 16.4 percent and 16.6 percent. Of the totalRead More

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The application rate increased by 12.4 percent from last year, while the acceptance rate is expected to be about 15 percent.

Class of 2021 Application Rate Increases to All-Time High

March 17, 2017 at 3:20 am 7 comments

After receiving a record number of total applicants for this year’s application cycle, Georgetown’s admissions department anticipates accepting about 15 percent of 21,459 regular decision applicants to the Class of 2021, down from last year’s acceptance rate of 16.4 percent. Georgetown accepted a record-low number of early action applicants thisRead More

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Class of 2021 Early Action Admissions Rate Reaches Record Low

December 19, 2016 at 12:16 pm 6 comments

Georgetown accepted 11.9 percent of its 7,822 early action applicants to the Class of 2021, 1 percent lower than last year’s 13 percent and the lowest acceptance rate in university history. Georgetown notified the early action applicants about their acceptance or deferral to the regular admissions pool by mail Dec.Read More

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Georgetown’s endowment and donations to the university funded 23.2 percent of undergraduate scholarships, with the remainder being funded from the university’s operating expenses.

Financial Resources Constrain Georgetown Aid Packages

November 8, 2016 at 12:14 am 0 comments

In the 2016 fiscal year, Georgetown’s endowment and donations to the university funded 23.2 percent of undergraduate scholarships, according to Dean of Student Financial Services Patricia McWade. Over the past 10 years, the university has withdrawn $590 million from its $1.5 billion endowment, 39 percent, to fund academic research, professorshipsRead More

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Georgetown ranked in the top 20 colleges by the U.S. News and World Report, but fell in veteran rankings.

Ranking Reports Mixed Outcomes

September 20, 2016 at 12:08 am 0 comments

While Sept. 13 saw Georgetown reclaim a spot as the No. 20 top college in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 national universities rankings, it was absent from the institution’s list of best colleges for veterans — which saw Georgetown in first place just two years ago and 16thRead More

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Tuition will rise four percent beginning this fall semester from $48,048 to $49,968, contributing to a 18 percent hike in tuition since 2012.

Tuition Sees 4 Percent Hike for 2016-17

August 12, 2016 at 10:13 am 3 comments

Tuition will rise 4 percent beginning this fall semester from $48,048 to $49,968, an increase which is being accompanied by the largest investment in financial aid in the university’s history, according to the Georgetown’s financial plan for fiscal years 2017 to 2020. The $1,920 tuition increase puts the total cost ofRead More

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The admissions yield remained constant, with a disparity in yield for those who did and did not apply for financial aid.

Admissions Yield Holds Steady

May 20, 2016 at 12:14 am 0 comments

Georgetown University’s admissions yield for the Class of 2020 remained steady, increasing slightly to 48 percent from last year’s rate of 47.6 percent, as of May 2. The admissions yield refers to the number of accepted students who choose to enroll in the university. The target enrollment for each classRead More

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GSP sponsored a trip to New York City and the Today Show Studio for students during  Spring Break. GSP is seeking to raise $25 million to fund an endowment for its programs.

GSP Seeks Endowment To Expand Impact

April 8, 2016 at 12:16 am 0 comments

When the Georgetown Scholarship Program was founded 10 years ago, GSP Program Director Melissa “Missy” Foy said she could not have anticipated the impact it would have on first-generation and low-income students from around the country who apply to Georgetown every year. At the time of its founding, GSP wasRead More