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U.S. College Road Trip! Episode 16 - Georgetown University


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Georgetown University is a private Catholic research university located in Washington, D.C. Georgetown University is a community that is full of energy and ideas, with over 350 clubs and organizations. The university offers a variety of opportunities for students to get involved in campus life, including dorm life, clubs and organizations, and arts and culture. Many students live on campus, with 79% of students living in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing.


Famous alumni include President Bill Clinton, Ivanka Trump, actor Bradley Cooper, artist Hunter Biden and former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Georgetown was founded in 1789, the same year the U.S. Constitution was ratified. Let’s honor all of the amendments.


Here are some unique aspects of Georgetown University:

  • Jesuit tradition: Georgetown University is rooted in the Jesuit tradition, which emphasizes social justice, service, and the pursuit of knowledge for the greater good. This tradition is reflected in the university's core values of social justice, relentless inquiry, and respect for one another's unique needs and skills.

  • Location: Georgetown University is located in Washington, D.C., which provides students with unique opportunities to engage with government, politics, and public policy. The university is also located in the historic Georgetown neighborhood, which is known for its charming cobblestone streets, boutique shops, and restaurants.

  • Academic programs: Georgetown University offers a wide range of academic programs across its eleven undergraduate and graduate schools, including highly ranked programs in fields such as international relations, political science, and business.

  • Athletics: Georgetown University has a strong athletic program, particularly in men's basketball. The team has won eight Big East Tournament Championship titles and has made 31 NCAA Division I Tournament appearances.

  • Commitment to service: Georgetown University has a strong commitment to service and social justice, which is reflected in its many service-oriented programs and initiatives. For example, the university's Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service provides opportunities for students to engage in service projects and research related to social justice issues.

Georgetown University has an acceptance rate of 13% for the Class of 2027. The average SAT score of admitted students is 1480 out of 160and the average ACT score of admitted students is 34.


Here’s the link for admissions to learn more. https://uadmissions.georgetown.edu/

Go Hoyas!


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