Home of the Hoyas, Georgetown University is a leader in academics and research. Georgetown grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business, Medicine, Ethnic Studies, Government and more. Georgetown is located in our nation’s capital where students can take advantage of an array of activities both on and off campus. Georgetown students can visit famous landmarks and monuments such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial or join an African-American student organization. Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE) performs stage productions that celebrate and enhance black culture and heritage. BTE also hosts coffeehouses where students express themselves through music, dance and poetry. Georgetown University educates the whole person. The faculty and staff are committed to preparing its students to be constant learners and productive citizens of the community.

Location: Washington, DC

Type of Institution: Four-year, private university

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $21,525

Size: 17,000+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 6%

Percentage of Men: 45%

Percentage of Women: 55%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1

Degrees Offered: Bachelor’s Master’s, Doctorate

Colleges/Schools: Business, Foreign Service, Arts and Sciences, Law, Medicine, Continuing Studies, Nursing and Health Studies

Housing: On-campus housing provided


     • African-American Greek: N/A

     • Others: African Society of Georgetown, Black Movements Dance Theatre, Black Student Alliance, Black Theatre Ensemble, NAACP

Famous Black Alumni/Faculty: Pearl Bailey, Malcolm D. Lee, Patrick Ewing, Allen Iverson, Alonzo Mourning

City Life: Nation’s Capital, monuments (MLK Memorial), museums (National Museum of African Art), The White House, concerts and shows, outdoor festivals, movie/television/music video shoots, diverse culture and food, shopping, professional sports: NBA (Wizards), MLB (Nationals), NFL Washington Football Team), NHL (Capitals)