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Georgetown Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Georgetown? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,358 out of 19,478 applicants or 17% were admitted making Georgetown a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 11,479 7,999 19,478
Accepted 1,844 1,514 3,358
Acceptance Rate 16% 19% 17%
Enrolled 862 705 1,567
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 47% 47%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Georgetown University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1380 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1305. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1455 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1380 1530
SAT Reading 690 760
SAT Math 690 770
ACT Composite 30 34
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1530 and Above Good >26%
1455 to 1530 Avg + 17%-26%
1380 to 1455 Avg - 11%-17%
1305 to 1380 Reach 7%-11%
Less than 1305 Low <7%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Georgetown University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 10, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Georgetown University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131496 IPEDS survey data for Georgetown University.



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