Established in 1789, Georgetown University is located in northwest Washington, DC. It is a highly competitive private university and the oldest Catholic Institution of higher learning in the academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world.
Georgetown is home to a vibrant community of over 18000 accomplished students and 1600+ distinguished faculty members. Together, Georgetown University uses different methods of innovative teaching, including dialog and new technology to realize passion for learning across discipline, campuses and continents.
Georgetown’s nine schools (Georgetown College, McDonough School of Business, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown Law, School of Medicine, School of Continuing Studies, School of Nursing and Health Studies, McCourt School of Public Policy) offer a wide variety of intellectually rigorous programs designed to prepare students for many disparate careers and guide them toward their intellectual and professional goals.
The mission of the University is to make every admitted applicant financially possible to attend Georgetown, ensuring recruit, retain and graduate a talented and diverse learning community. The Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS) serves all undergraduate and graduate students for the financial aid process from application to graduation.
Georgetown’s globally recognized programs draw exceptional graduate and undergraduate students from nearly every corner of the world. These students represent a broad spectrum of economic, racial, religious, and demographic backgrounds, and play a special role in advancing Georgetown’s international character. The Office of Global Services provides a wealth of services to the International students, including immigration advising and cultural and educational programming.
Notable Alumni: Bill Clinton (42nd President of the United States), Bradley Cooper (American actor), Antonin Gregory Scalia (Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
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