Post Tagged with: "financial aid"

GSP: Funding the Future

Carlson Teboh (COL ’14) sits in the back of Saxbys, books piled high on the table. There is a hint of a Cameroonian accent in his voice, the remnants of the 13 years that Teboh spent in the West African country before his family immigrated to the United States. Unlike[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Tuition to Rise 2.9 Percent in Upcoming Year

Georgetown’s tuition will spike by 2.9 percent next year, the university announced in a press release Friday, after the Board of Directors approved the increase. The increase – which raises tuition from $39,768 to $40,920 for the 2011-12 academic year – nearly matches last year’s 3 percent tuition hike. Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Aid Appeals Decline

Georgetown’s Office of Student Financial Services plans to increase funds for financial aid and scholarships by 14 percent this academic year in response to the number of appeals submitted by current students. This year’s appeal cycle has yielded 400 appeals for more financial aid, down from 500 appeals last year.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

$1 Million Less In Work Study

The university has lost over $1 million from the Federal Work-Study Program this year leading to a decrease of 946 awards in funds available for students this year. Current funding for Georgetown’s Federal Work-Study Program has decreased from $4,545,282 for the 2009-2010 school year, to $3,345,308 for the 2010-2011 school[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hill Testifies On the Hill

Joseph Hill (COL ’11) came to Georgetown to study government, but he never could have anticipated how soon he would be actually influencing national politics. Last Wednesday, Hill testified before the House Committee on the Budget in support of legislation that would extend the Federal Perkins Loan Program an extra[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Yield Flat As Admits Weigh Aid

University administrators expected the Class of 2014’s yield to be higher than that of previous years, but a lack of funds available for financial aid packages caused the rate to remain at last year’s 43 percent. Of the 3,643 students accepted to Georgetown for this admissions cycle, 1,580 enrolled this[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

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