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Georgetown University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 325 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Patriot League

  • Football

Big East Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $346,072)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $86,256)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 104 68 Yes -
Baseball 35 - Yes -
Basketball 14 13 Yes Yes
Field Hockey - 19 Yes -
Football 90 - - -
Golf 12 9 - -
Lacrosse 52 32 Yes -
Rowing 101 79 - -
Sailing - 21 - -
Soccer 27 27 Yes Yes
Softball - 19 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 25 24 - -
Tennis 11 12 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 13 Yes Yes
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Squash - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.9%
Hispanic 4.2%
Non-resident alien 11.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 19.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 50.8%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 24 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 3
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 8
Property Crime 42
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Marina from Naperville, IL
  • 4
  • The freshmen dorms are small, but there is dorm pride associated with every single dorm. Campus policy is pretty strict regarding alcohol so there aren't many parties in dorms, most…

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  • Charlene from Washington, DC
  • 5
  • I live on campus a few steps away from my Law Center classes. It's a really comfortable and very convenient set of apartments. It's however very very expensive (typical DC…

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  • Allison
  • 4
  • The four freshman dorms all have their perks: VCW has private bathrooms with showers; New South is incredibly social and always has some kind of pre-game going on; people in…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • M. from San Diego, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Dining is okay, but not really healthy if you're looking for organic, raw foods or gluten-free, vegan options, I think. Perhaps you can be accommodated, though; I don't know. The dining halls are far and spread apart, so maybe not always so accessible, but the food tastes good for the most part. The meals are expensive, though. And, Georgetown University's meal plan is so strict; they require you to stay on it for 3 years - ridiculous. There are plenty of grocery stores in the area.

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  • 5
  • Alice
  • I am a current student here

    Leo's honestly isn't that bad #unpopularopinion. They really know how to grill chicken, to say the least. Dining hall food can get repetitive, but the staff are always so kind and taking the time to say hello or talk to them really goes a long way. The Meal Exchange program and Tapingo are solid, too.

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  • 5
  • Harry from Peoria, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Leo's is the only dining hall but it's actually really not bad at all. Plenty of other options on and off-campus, though it's all expensive.

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  • 3
  • Charlene from Washington, DC
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is small so the on-campus selections are limited. However there are so many restaurants nearby and in the city centers near GU main campus that it's a great time to spend with new friends and share our culture.

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  • 3
  • Allison
  • I am a current student here

    There's only one dining hall on campus, so it can get crowded during rush hour meal times. There are a huge number of vegetarian options, and the chocolate chip cookies are divine. Epicurean, usually just called Epi, is open 24 hours a day on weekends and is a popular spot for late night drunken quesadilla runs. There are a ton of restaurants around campus that will deliver to your dorm building.

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  • 4
  • Liselot from CAMPTON HILLS, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Leo's is the only dining hall, but it is not awful food. There are many restaurants around town, near enough to walk, but too expensive to use all the time.

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  • 4
  • nana
  • I am a past student here

    The food greatly improved throughout my time at Georgetown. There are many options for everyone in the dining hall.

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  • 4
  • Priscilla from Washington, DC
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have eaten once in the cafeteria inside the Student Activities Center and there are quite a few options of chain restaurants such as Subway or Taco Bell. It is a nice space to hang out and relax in between classes, and very student oriented. Tons of student groups will table in the main space handing out flyers, letting students know of great events and opportunities on and off campus.

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  • 1
  • Connor from West Hartford, CT
  • I am a current student here

    There is one dining hall with little selection of mediocre food. It is not big enough to handle the number of students who eat there regularly, and it can often be difficult to find seats. All in all, it is probably a better situation than the grade-E-edible dining hall horrors of our parents generation, but it suffers by comparison with the majority of contemporary universities.

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  • 3
  • Kathryn from Annandale, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Although the university only has one cafeteria, Leo J O'Donovan dining hall endearingly referred to as Leo's and jokingly referred to as five-star dining on the waterfront, there are many options there. The staff constantly seeks to improve the student dining experience, with ranging success. The key to Leo's is to come hungry, befriend the staff, and get creative with your meals. If this isn't your cup of tea, the neighborhood itself offers many eateries.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Allison
  • I am a current student here

    Georgetown technically doesn't have school-sponsored frats, but there are actually around a dozen frats, co-ed frats, and sororities that frequently host themed parties.

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  • 0
  • Kathryn from Annandale, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Essentially non-existent except for a couple of organizations that like to prance themselves as legitimate greek life. They offer some fun parties and host events that are interesting in terms of career building, but I did not personally find it worth the hype.

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  • 0
  • Zakiya from Columbia, SC
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is... not really greek life. Most fraternities are service fraternities. There are no frat/sorority houses.

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