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Georgetown University accepted 12% of applicants for the undergraduate Class of 2028, a one percentage point decrease from the Class of 2027. | Georgetown University

Georgetown Admits 12% of Applicants to Undergraduate Class of 2028 as Students Call for End to Legacy Admissions

By Caroline Rareshide April 5, 2024

When Ethan Henshaw (CAS ’26) heard the Supreme Court had ruled against affirmative action, he saw Georgetown as facing a different issue from many other elite national universities. “I just remember...

Mondays with Melanie: On GU Politics Fellows, Petitioning to End Legacy Admissions and More

Mondays with Melanie: On GU Politics Fellows, Petitioning to End Legacy Admissions and More

By Melanie Elliott September 18, 2023

Join us every Monday for a wrap-up of the week’s hottest stories! For this week’s “Mondays With Melanie” podcast, we begin with Clayton Kincade’s (SFS ’25) article about Georgetown’s first...

DeGioia Speaks About Admissions Future, Legacy Admissions and Search for New Jack the Bulldog

DeGioia Speaks About Admissions Future, Legacy Admissions and Search for New Jack the Bulldog

By Caitlin McLean September 15, 2023

Georgetown University President John DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) sat down with The Hoya to discuss the future of admissions following the Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action, updates about...

GUSA Passes Resolution Endorsing Student Opposition to Legacy Admissions

GUSA Passes Resolution Endorsing Student Opposition to Legacy Admissions

By Ranee Brady September 14, 2023

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed a resolution endorsing student opposition to legacy admissions at Georgetown University at its Sept. 10 meeting.  Over 700 members...

Students, Faculty, Staff Petition to End GU Legacy Admissions

Students, Faculty, Staff Petition to End GU Legacy Admissions

By Clayton Kincade and Evie Steele August 31, 2023

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff are calling for an end to legacy admissions at Georgetown University.  Over 300 members of the Georgetown community have signed a petition released Aug....

VIEWPOINT: End Legacy Admissions

VIEWPOINT: End Legacy Admissions

By Alaena Hunt October 21, 2022

When I chose to attend Georgetown University, I was most excited about the variety of perspectives I would engage with on a campus in a huge metropolitan area. Coming from Stowe, Vt., a very white and...

Students Call for an End to Legacy Admissions at Georgetown

Students Call for an End to Legacy Admissions at Georgetown

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo July 6, 2020

More than 200 students, faculty and graduates have signed an open letter to Georgetown University administrators calling on the school to abandon legacy admissions in light of ongoing discussions about...

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