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Waitlist Closed as Yield Nears 50%

Waitlist Closed as Yield Nears 50%

Georgetown will not be offering any spots to students still on the school’s waitlist after nearly half of all accepted students for the class of 2015 opted to attend the Hilltop this fall. The 48.5 percent yield rate represents a significant increase from those of previous years. The classes of[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized

Early Acceptance Rate Drops to 16.9%

Georgetown accepted 16.9 percent of its early action applicants for the Class of 2015, down over two percentage points from last year’s early acceptance rate of 19.1 percent. The decrease in offers of admission follows a 9 percent rise in the number of early applicants. Overall, 1,122 of 6,654 candidates[Read More…]

by December 13, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

University Sees Rise in Early Applications From Minority Students

Applications from minority students surged in this year’s early action admissions cycle, according to Charles Deacon, dean of undergraduate admissions. The number of applications from black students swelled by 44.9 percent this fall, with 526 applying this year, up from 363 early applications last year. Among Asian-Americans and international students,[Read More…]

by November 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Role of Legacies Relatively Small in Admissions Process

The acceptance rate for legacy students is significantly lower at Georgetown University compared to peer universities, though legacy students still gain a 10 percentage-point boost in the admissions proceedings taking place in White-Gravenor Hall this fall. According to Charles Deacon, dean of undergraduate admissions, the acceptance rate of legacy students,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Above the Hype

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon may be on to something. Recently he commented on Georgetown’s selectivity numbers, saying “we do not want more applicants.” Bucking the nationwide trend of excess college marketing, Georgetown has made a decision not to become mired in the numbers game. This unique stance may[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GU Admissions Counter Peer School Trends

Georgetown does not plan to alter its recruiting efforts, despite relative stagnancy in its admissions statistics over the last year and mounting selectivity and application numbers at peer universities nationwide. Nineteen percent of applicants were accepted to the undergraduate Class of 2014, compared to 18.7 percent last year. In comparison,[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Admissions Numbers Change Slightly

Georgetown congratulated 19 percent of applicants on their acceptance to the Class of 2014 last week, according to statistics released by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This year’s admit rate was close to last year’s more selective 18.7 percent acceptance rate. The number of applications experienced a small decline over[Read More…]

by April 7, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

3 Percent Tuition Rise Approved

Georgetown University’s undergraduate tuition will rise by 3 percent for the 2010-2011 academic year as the budget for undergraduate financial aid will increase by 8 percent, according to a university press release published yesterday. “An increase was necessary in order to fund the rising operating costs of maintaining our facilities,[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments City News, News