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Georgetown University

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading 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.

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About

History

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs.

Education

Georgetown's nine schools offer undergraduate and graduate degrees, including the liberal arts, sciences, international relations, law, medicine, business administration and public policy degrees, and a growing number of specialized certificates and continuing education programs.

Research

Our largest research center – Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) – is home to more than 400 scientists working on basic and clinical research projects and 300 active clinical trials. These researchers focus on cancer, neuroscience, child health and development and global health. Across the university we are researching issues in international development, public policy, chemistry, biology, psychology and physics.

Career

The university provides distinct career opportunities at our Main Campus and Medical Center in historic Georgetown as well as at the Law Center on Capitol Hill, the School of Continuing Studies in Downtown Washington and our School of Foreign Service program in Doha, Qatar. No matter where you work at Georgetown, you are part of a diverse university community that reaches across the globe.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
109 14
2018
123 -19
2017
104
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
201
2017
201 100
2016
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
226 1
2018
227 -13
2017
214
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
289 -10
2017
279
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Library services

Georgetown University libraries provide academic resources, special collections and spaces for research, teaching and study throughout our campuses. In addition to the extensive general collection housed in Lauinger Library, the university maintains specialized legal, medical, scientific, bioethical and theological collections.

Accreditation

Georgetown University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Middle States region includes the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States

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