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Georgetown Admits First Early Action Class Without Race-Based Affirmative Action

Georgetown Admits First Early Action Class Without Race-Based Affirmative Action

By Caroline Rareshide January 18, 2024

Georgetown University accepted 10% of early action applicants in its first admissions cycle following the Supreme Court’s decision in June to end race-based affirmative action in higher education. The...

EDITORIAL: Commit to Socioeconomic Diversity on Campus

EDITORIAL: Commit to Socioeconomic Diversity on Campus

By The Editorial Board November 12, 2023

With the Nov. 1 deadline application just passing for Georgetown University’s early action class, the problem of economic inequality on campus continues to thrive.  According to a 2017 study...

REDDY: Bridge the Wealth Gap, Use the Common App

REDDY: Bridge the Wealth Gap, Use the Common App

By Anvitha Reddy September 21, 2023

In my first year at Georgetown University, I’ve had the privilege of giving tours to hundreds of prospective students and families. A disproportionately large number of questions I receive relate to...

VIEWPOINT: Act on Affirmative Action Now

VIEWPOINT: Act on Affirmative Action Now

By Nestory Ngolle September 15, 2023

On June 29, 2023, a group of nine adults, averaging 63 years of age, gathered and reached a controversial consensus that would impact the lives of people 40 years younger than themselves.  The...

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...

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....

Georgetown University  |  Georgetown admitted 3,263 of applicants for the undergraduate Class of 2027, leading to a 13% overall acceptance rate.

Georgetown Admits 13% of Applicants to Undergraduate Class of 2027

By Georgia Russello March 31, 2023

Georgetown University accepted 13% of applicants for the undergraduate Class of 2027, a one percentage point increase from the Class of 2026. The university admitted 3,263 students out of 25,519 total...

VIEWPOINT: Prioritize Equitable Applications

VIEWPOINT: Prioritize Equitable Applications

By Anya Karumanchi December 2, 2022

As application deadlines approach for the future Georgetown University Class of 2027, memories of my own application season come flooding back. During some point in the admissions process, as applicants...

EDITORIAL: Modernize GU Application

EDITORIAL: Modernize GU Application

By The Editorial Board April 7, 2022

While the recent admission of the Class of 2026 was exciting as always, the college acceptance season continues to serve as a sobering reminder of the inequities and unnecessary barriers involved in Georgetown...

Georgetown Admits 12% of Regular Decision Applicants for Class of 2026

Georgetown Admits 12% of Regular Decision Applicants for Class of 2026

By Laetitia Haddad March 31, 2022

Georgetown University admitted 12% of regular decision applicants into the undergraduate Class of 2026, a slight increase from last year’s acceptance rate of 11.7%.  The university accepted...

Georgetown Hosts First In-Person GAAP Weekend in Three Years

Georgetown Hosts First In-Person GAAP Weekend in Three Years

By Annie Kane March 24, 2022

The Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program (GAAP) student ambassadors welcomed prospective students and parents to campus with signs, balloons and cheers during the first in-person admitted students...

SFS DEI Student Ambassadors Recruit Underrepresented Applicants

SFS DEI Student Ambassadors Recruit Underrepresented Applicants

By Laetitia Haddad March 3, 2022

The first cohort of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Student Ambassadors aims to make the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) a more equitable space through advocacy and student recruitment.  The...

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