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

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Prison Scholars Return to the Classroom

September 23rd, 2021

A group of Georgetown’s Prison Scholars gathered at the D.C. Jail’s library in early September to kick off the fall semester — and the first in-person class since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As they stopped to sign their names in a log book at the library entrance, they noticed that theirs were the first signatures since March 26, 2020.

photo of students sitting across from each other eating food while wearing masks in one of the Georgetown Dining halls

Maureen Tibbetts (C’21) and Adam Epstein-Shuman (C’22) Contribute to Happiness Research on Impact of Online Interactions During Peak of Social Distancing

September 21st, 2021

At the height of social distancing in the United States, a team of researchers led by Kostadin Kushlev, Ph.D. and professor in the Department of Psychology, examined the effects of online interactions on individuals’ happiness. Undergraduates Maureen Tibbetts (C’21) and Adam Epstein-Shuman (C’22), who contributed to the study, found that while online social interactions with strong ties are associated with higher well-being, online interactions with strangers were related to lower well-being. 

Upcoming Events in the College

All Upcoming Events

Friday Music Series: Lucas Ashby’s Brain Trust Sep. 24

  • 12:30 pm
  • McNeir Auditorium

Disability Studies Research Roundtable Sep. 29

  • 7:00 pm
  • Zoom:

Davis Performing Arts Center Lawn Pop Up Stage Sep. 30

  • 3:30 pm
  • Davis Performing Arts Center “lawn”