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The overall admissions rate for the Class of 2020 remained steady at 16.4 percent, with New York, California and New Jersey continuing to hold the positions of top three states represented.

Acceptance Rate Remains Consistent At 16.4 Percent

Georgetown accepted 3,276 of 20,002 applicants to the Class of 2020 at an overall admissions rate of 16.4 percent, consistent with that of last year. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions sent out decisions for the regular application cycle Friday. Of the total applicants, 2,384 were accepted through regular decision and 892[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The College, School of Foreign Service and the School of Nursing and Health Studies received a slight increase in applications.

Regular Applications Rise Slightly for 2020

Regular decision applications rose by 2.46 percent this year, increasing from 19,478 for the Class of 2019 to 19,958 for the Class of 2020. The slight increase marks a departure from the stable number of applicants over the past few years. This is the second-largest pool of regular applications the[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Class of 2020 Early Admissions Rate Remains Consistent

Georgetown accepted 13 percent of its early action applicants to the Class of 2020 this past week, an acceptance rate consistent with that of the last several years. The university mailed acceptance letters to 892 of a record-high 7,027 applicants Friday, marking an early action acceptance rate equal to the[Read More…]

by December 16, 2015 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
Low-Income Accessibility Falters

Low-Income Accessibility Falters

Georgetown dropped in The New York Times’ rankings of colleges doing the most for low-income students, falling from 46th to 88th among the 179 schools on the list, released Sept. 16. Launched in 2014 by The Upshot, the newspaper’s politics, policy and economic analysis section, the rankings are based on[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown fares well in the updated Department of Education College Scorecard, presented by President Barack Obama.

High Marks for Postgrad Life

President Barack Obama presented an updated College Scorecard, a system that informs prospective students about college affordability and graduate workforce participation, with Georgetown displaying above-average rates in these major categories, during his weekly address to the country Sept. 12. The updated scorecards, revealed on the Department of Education’s website, include[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon said the record-low early action acceptance rate could signify a national increase in attention toward Washington, D.C.

Admission Yield Steady At 47.6%

The university’s undergraduate admissions yield for the Class of 2019 stands at 47.6 percent, an approximate 1.6 percent increase from last year’s rate, as of May 1. Before moving to the wait list, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions received 1,525 acceptances of admissions offers, the exact same number as last[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Admissions Rate Remains Steady at 16.4 Percent

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions accepted 3,202 applicants to the Class of 2019 for an overall acceptance rate of 16.4 percent, a rate that remains steady from the previous year. Decisions for the regular application cycle were mailed out Friday. Georgetown received 19,481 applications to the Class of 2019. While[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Amid recent challenges to affirmative action in Texas, California and Michigan, the common practice of legacy preference, which advantages the children of alumni during the university admissions process, has also been called into question, prompting debate over its benefits and potential concerns. Georgetown’s admissions office does consider legacy preference: In[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The Office of Undergraduate Admissions, housed in White-Gravenor Hall, accepted 13 percent of early applications for the Class of 2019

Early Admissions Rate Falls Slightly to 13%

Georgetown University welcomed 13 percent of its early action applicants, a slightly smaller proportion than last year, into the Class of 2019 this past week. The university sent out acceptance letters on Friday to 907 of the 6,840 applications, down from the 14 percent early action acceptance rate for the Class of[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
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Early Applications See Demographic Shift

Early applicants to Georgetown’s Class of 2019 changed demographically along with national trends, while the competitiveness of the applicant pool increased and the breakdown of applications between undergraduate schools stayed stable. Early action applications, which are non-binding, were due Nov. 1. This first round of applications precedes regular decision applications,[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 6 comments City News, News, News - Top