Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
Georgetown is home to a vibrant community of accomplished students, distinguished faculty members and committed professional staff. Together, we use different methods of innovative teaching, including dialog and new technology, to realize our passion for learning across disciplines, campuses and continents. Academics at Georgetown is heavily influenced by our Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person. Georgetown's nine schools 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. Our 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.
Few universities in the world offer the extraordinary range and diversity of research opportunities that Georgetown students and faculty enjoy. The university’s location in the nation’s capital provides unparalleled opportunities for learning at leading scientific centers and institutes as well as top policy think tanks. We look for ways to apply our research and scholarship to help meet the challenges of our age, whether this means working for social justice or fostering greater cross-cultural understanding.
Located in the nation’s capital, Georgetown is an exciting place to be. Cheer on the Hoya sports teams. Check out dance, plays, concerts and great speakers on campus, and participate in our many student clubs and organizations. Off campus, visit museums, theaters, concert halls and famous monuments and landmarks. Students also do community service in the city and hold internships at numerous nearby cultural and civic institutions.