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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

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 total[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top

Class of 2021 Early Action Admissions Rate Reaches Record Low

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…]

by December 19, 2016 7 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bridging an Academic GAAP

“Congratulations on your acceptance to the Georgetown Class of 2018!” reads the GAAP website on its page for admitted students. The Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program provides one of the most crucial services to the Georgetown community each year. The open house weekends work wonders to convince admitted students who may[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion - Top

Our Worthy Gatekeeper

As college admissions reach dizzying levels of competitiveness, it is heartening to hear University President John J. DeGioia call Georgetown’s Office of Admissions the most ethical in the country — for good reason. In an interview last week with The Hoya, Charles Deacon, dean of undergraduate admissions for the past four decades, spoke[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Colleges Deflate Admissions Rates With Incomplete Apps

As college applicants compete for coveted spots, universities, too, compete in the race to drive up application numbers. The Washington Post recently reported that some universities are misrepresenting admissions data, particularly applicant numbers and acceptance rates, by including incomplete applications in total application counts. Incomplete applications are ones in which[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments News