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Reviews 1044 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: It has been shocking the number of e-mails we get reporting that there has been an assault in the part of town where the University is located. It's almost comforting, because the awareness these e-mails raise at least lets us know the issue isn't just swept under the rug.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I'm fairly confident that the caliber of the school will add to the value of my degree.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It is gorgeous. They could offer more to graduate students.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I have never been into the Greek scene so I really don't know how hard it is to crack into.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Not really my thing, so I'm not the best person to rate this aspect of the University.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The program is awesome. And a lot of investment is made into the students to produce successful graduates.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is alright. Everyone gets shoved into their housing in a random system, so you might get horrible housing.

1 College Freshman

Greek Life: None of the Greek organizations on campus have real housing, which makes it much worse than most schools.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Really nothing special. Basketball is a big deal when it's in season but Georgetown sucks at basically everything else.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Good academics with an absolute garbage party scene.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Interest in men's basketball is intense

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Georgetown has created an amazing atmosphere where students are truly encouraged to pursue their passions. I've never been exposed to so many opportunities and passionate people before. While the competition is initially intimidating, you discover that everyone here is here to learn from one another and that is what truly makes Georgetown amazing.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The resources for career development are endless. Support can be seen in every corner of the campus, with the most renowned networking opportunities available.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There is always communication when there needs to be and security on campus is very enforced.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Thankfully the medical housing process was not difficult and I was able to score appropriate housing for next year. Overall, the dorms are taken care of very well and located close to classes.

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Georgetown technically does not have school endorsed greek life but there are fraternities and sororities that students can join. I personally have not considered being a part of greek life but I am appreciative that the opportunity is there if I ever have the desire to join.

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The gym on campus is superb and school spirit is an integral part of being a Hoya.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Despite having a difficult time with the initial adjustment period, Georgetown has provided me with a number of invaluable experiences and opportunities that I am more than certain will adequately prepare me for the future.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The course offereings are great. One thing I'm not a fan of is our pre-registration. It seems pointless and Georgetown is the only school that still does this.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Being in the nation's capital gives us opportunities to many internships around the area. Additionally, because of Georgetown's prestige, there seem to be a lot more opportunities than other universities.

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Georgetown's sexual assualt prevention programs and self-defenses class provided by campus are great. Our police department is ok.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Like all universities, the dorms have their pros and cons. Overall, I would recommend staying on campus.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Georgetown doesn't have social sororities on campus.

5 College Junior

Athletics: Georgetown is currently building a new, state-of-the art athletic center.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Georgetown's atmosphere is something that I've never felt at any other school I visited. The events and people make campus one of a kind.

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Georgetown University, similar to the government down the street, is a school for the students, by the students, and of the students. No other school so uniquely caters to undergraduates who are driven to take control of their education and college experience. It is for this reason that the students it attracts have purpose and drive to get the most out of their experience. The education is incredibly focused on the undergraduate experience, and the professors, fresh off of their jobs at Capitol Hill, make a special effort to be available to any students who want to pursue an education outside of the classroom. Since Georgetown is arguably the most international school in the country, practically every other student you meet has lived abroad, studied abroad, or taken a fascination with a certain region abroad, which creates a level of international diversity that's hard to emulate elsewhere. The resources all around students (from the determined peers to extremely experienced professors to the city of D.C. itself) are ripe for the taking, and that is exactly what the students do. Everywhere you look, students are driven with ambition. Students have direct control in many organizations, including an entirely student-run business with a gross revenue of $4 million, the largest student credit union with assets exceeding $17 million, and orientation and peer ambassador programs that help students adjust to life on the hilltop.

However, this fast-paced life is not for everyone. It can be exhausting having to compete with the Georgetown students around you who have an internship, job, and/or high-ranking position in some club or another. The acceptance rates for all of the individual programs are often more competitive than the very low rate to get into the school itself. In addition, the school does not offer a Greek system or tailgate experience to ease the competitive edge. Most of the social life is, like the school, motivated by students who go out into the bars and nightlife of D.C. and create their experiences. At times, even the gothic architecture and scenic riverside location cannot ease the stress. Essentially, Georgetown offers incredible resources to those who want to take advantage of them, and many of the ambitious students come to the school to do exactly that. It can be the best place in the world if the fit is right, but make sure that it is; otherwise, be prepared to get swept up in a whirlwind of activity if that's the case. 

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