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FILE PHOTO: MOIRA RITTER FOR THE HOYA | Five Georgetown parents and a former GU tennis coach were implicated in a Tuesday indictment for falsely designating applicants as athletic recruits to secure admission.

Georgetown Parents, Former Coach Face Bribery Charges

A former Georgetown tennis coach was charged with accepting bribes from parents to secure their children’s college admission in an indictment involving eight U.S. universities Tuesday. Gordon Ernst falsely designated at least 12 applicants, including those who did not play tennis competitively, as recruits for the Georgetown tennis team, according[Read More…]

by March 12, 2019 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Class of 2023 Early Action Admissions Rate Reaches Record Low

Georgetown University offered admission to 11.78 percent of applicants through its early action program, a record low even as the number of early applications fell from last year’s record high. Georgetown accepted 919 students of the total 7,802 early action applicants to the class of 2023, a decrease from last[Read More…]

by January 3, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
THOMAS: Legacy is Everything, But Legacy Status is Not Enough

THOMAS: Legacy is Everything, But Legacy Status is Not Enough

Admissions Yield Reaches 50 Percent, Following Lowest-Ever Acceptance Rate

Georgetown’s admissions yield for the Class of 2022 reached 51 percent, the highest in recent memory, following a record-low acceptance rate and an all-time high in applications submitted to the university. The university’s admissions yield refers to the number of admitted students who paid the May 1 enrollment deposit and[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
THREATT: Finding God and Identity Through Disappointment

THREATT: Finding God and Identity Through Disappointment

Kathryn Threatt’s Georgetown experience got off to a rocky start. Since she got to campus, however, her disappointments have deepened her faith in God and awareness of her own identity. To read about Kathryn’s journey, read the fifth installment in the Senior Compass Series.

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
WILL CROMARTY/THE HOYA In total, 22,897 students applied to Georgetown’s Class of 2022, and 3,327 of them were admitted. The applicant pool is the university’s largest ever, breaking the previous record of 21,459 applicants set last year.

Rising SAT Scores Affect Admissions Decisions

The redesigned SAT is yielding higher average scores than both the old SAT and the ACT, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon (COL ’64, GRD ’69). Released in March 2016, the new SAT tests students on more curriculum-based content, combines reading and writing into one 800-point section and[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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 Georgetown[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Legacy Students Twice as Likely to Be Admitted

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 persistent[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY SAAVAN CHINTALACHERUVU/THE HOYA
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

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 this[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 7 comments City News, News, News - Top
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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

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, professorships[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top