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

Animals In Eden

Animals in Heaven? Jesuit Professor’s New Book Claims Catholic Theology Says Yes

November 12th, 2019

Professor Christopher Steck of the Department of Theology published his book All God’s Animals: A Catholic Theological Framework for Animal Ethics, the first of its kind to claim through scholarly research that that Catholic theology does in fact show that animals will join people in heaven. Steck also outlines the importance of caring for the animal kingdom on earth due to their acceptance into heaven.

Georgetown Professor Launches Remembering YoU, a Community Archiving Initiative to Preserve Historic U-Street Neighborhood

November 6th, 2019

Department of History Professor Ananya Chakravarti is working to preserve the rich history of one of Washington’s most culturally vibrant neighborhoods. She and Georgetown Professor Maurice Jackson have worked with students and various community partners to launch “Remembering YoU: A U Street Community Archiving Initiative” November 8 and 9 in the U Street neighborhood.

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