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Lauren Geoghegan (COL '10) and Jay Austin (GRD '10) were killed when terrorists drove an SUV into their cyclist group in Tajikistan.

2 Georgetown Alumni Cyclists Killed in Islamic State Attack

The Georgetown community is mourning the deaths of Lauren Geoghegan (COL ’10) and Jay Austin (GRD ’10), who were killed in an attack in Tajikistan when five assailants rammed into a group of cyclists with an SUV before pursuing the group with knives. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The admissions yield remained constant, with a disparity in yield for those who did and did not apply for financial aid.

Admissions Yield Holds Steady

Georgetown University’s admissions yield for the Class of 2020 remained steady, increasing slightly to 48 percent from last year’s rate of 47.6 percent, as of May 2. The admissions yield refers to the number of accepted students who choose to enroll in the university. The target enrollment for each class[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 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

From Heartland to Hilltop

It is no surprise that Georgetown admits and enrolls more students from certain schools than others. In an interview for a news article earlier this month, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon noted how Georgetown has long been a destination for students of the nation’s top preparatory schools and how[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Applications Down 2.6% for Class of 2018

Applications Down 2.6% for Class of 2018

Regular decision applications declined by 2.62 percent this year from 20,025 for the current freshman class to 19,500 for the Class of 2018. This slight decrease continues a trend from last year, in which applications plateaued, declining by 0.1 percent from the year before. The Class of 2018 applicant pool, however,[Read More…]

by February 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

GU’s Admissions Rate Hits Record Low

Georgetown’s acceptance rate dropped slightly to reach an all-time low of 16.5 percent this admissions cycle, after a year in which a record number of applications were received. Of the 20,111 total applicants to the Class of 2016, 3,316 were accepted. Last year, 3,468 of 19,275 applicants were admitted, marking[Read More…]

by March 31, 2012 0 comments News

Georgetown Recruits Close to Home

While some students spend several hours and hundreds of dollars traveling to visit their families back home, Darryl Robinson (COL ’15) lives only a 10-minute bus ride away. “It feels like every day, when I get up, I’m not at Georgetown,” Robinson said. “I don’t feel like anything has changed[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments City 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