Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon the 450 year old legacy of Jesuit education, it provides students with a world class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. 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. It is a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.
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. The schools offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide variety of areas, 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.
Georgetown is located in Washington, D.C., and supported by three area airports. The area has a wide variety of accommodations, public transportation options, sporting events, restaurants, theaters, museums and landmarks from which to choose. Engage in a wide variety of activities while visiting Georgetown, both on campus and in Washington, D.C.
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