Georgetown College is the cornerstone of the university and the largest undergraduate school.

By the Numbers



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



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.


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.


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

close up photo of a cicada

Creating Cicada Curiosity: Biology Professor Launches Children’s Resource on Upcoming 17-Year Emergence

April 12th, 2021

In May of this year, the United States’ east coast will experience a recurring phenomenon that takes place nowhere else in the world: the emergence of the 17 year cicada. Martha Weiss, a professor in the Department of Biology, and co-director of the Environmental Studies Program, has partnered with George Washington University biology professor John Lill, as well as environmental educator Diane Lill and post-doctoral associate Zoe Getman-Pickering, to create a comprehensive guide to cicadas for elementary and middle school students in the hopes of garnering appreciation for these complex critters.

Making Georgetown Communication More Accessible, Inclusive for All

April 8th, 2021

As Georgetown shifted to an online learning environment last spring, there was an increase in virtual communication through websites, email and social media. Libbie Rifkin, teaching professor in the Department of English and associate director of the Disability Studies Program, collaborated with a group of administrators across campus to promote accessible ways to communicate at all university levels through digital means.

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