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By the Numbers

3,400+

Undergraduates

The College has the largest number of undergraduate students at the university at 3,455 (as of March 2019).

522

Faculty

Number of faculty at the College who teach, do research, and help encourage the evolution of students’ minds the minds and create an impact on the world.

100,000+

Degree combinations

There are over 100,000 combinations of degree programs for students in the College. With 43 majors, 55 minors, and seven certificates available, students can create their own custom educational experience.

38

Departments and Programs

Total number of departments and interdisciplinary programs in the College that run the gamut in subject areas from African American Studies to Women’s and Gender Studies.

The Georgetown Difference

Vice Dean of Faculty and Associate Professor of Government, David Edelstein breaks down his thoughts on US-China relations.
Peri Beckerman (C’20) talks about her research opportunity that took her to Zambia.

Latest College News

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Chemistry Professor Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Global Scholarship for Research on Reduction of Greenhouse Gases

October 20th, 2020

YuYe J. Tong, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and director of the Environmental Metrology & Policy Program, was awarded a competitive Fulbright Global Scholar Award for his collaborative research that examines more efficient and selective ways to convert the dominant greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) back to value-adding chemicals. The latter aims to help close a circular process for achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Brain Stimulation Research Conducted by Graduate Student, Fellowship Winner

October 20th, 2020

Robert Cortes (C’18, G’23) is using a type of brain stimulation to see if it can improve creativity and reasoning. A National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, he is also one of eight Patrick Healy Graduate Fellows at Georgetown. The Healy fellowship, designed to recruit and retain students underrepresented in doctoral programs, is awarded to outstanding students who want to pursue careers in academia.

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