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Reviews 944 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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1 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Practically no opportunity to get out of double style dorm

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1 College Freshman

Greek Life: There is no Greek Life. There are some underground "fraternities" which would be the laughing stock of any true Greek school

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: Some sports teams are very competitive but the general student body could not care less about the success of the teams

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1 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Should have never even applied

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4 College Senior

Health & Safety: Generally pretty safe, especially since we are in the middle of the city.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: The professors at Georgetown are world-class, and the classes are difficult, but very rewarding.

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Just the Georgetown name on your resume will open countless doors!

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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: Great if you're in an apartment or townhouse, but not so much if in a dorm.

3 College Senior

Athletics: Basketball is great, others not so much.

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: It's fantastic, and I would always choose Georgetown again!

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3 College Senior

Health & Safety: The school has resources available but the accessibility and accommodating nature of faculty varies on the faculty-member.

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Overall, I've loved my experience at Georgetown University. The student body is made up of extremely diverse but all determined and driven people who strive to be the best they can be.

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I think applying for a job with a Georgetown degree is extremely valued and highly respected. Georgetown also has a great alumni network.

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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: Campus housing system is pretty good compared to most universities I think. There are plenty of campus housing availability and a new dorm is currently being built. However, the three-year on-campus requirement is very difficult for most students who want to leave campus by junior year.

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4 College Senior

Athletics: All our teams are great, but as any other school, some sports are more focused on than others. Our basketball is incredible and our soccer team, although they do not receive the credit they deserve, are great as well.

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: My years at Georgetown have been incredible. I'm surrounded by the most amazing people and faculty at this school, and learned how to truly be myself.

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5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: The small size of classes is one most important quality i appreciate. It is easy to access my professors and I always feel heard in most of my classes.

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5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Georgetown is about it's community...they take care of their own. there is a great network system that has helped many students in the past to find their dream jobs after graduation.

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4 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: i always feel safe being around my school. it's the most safest place around town.

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5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: it's a community oriented school.

4 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: Mens' basketball team is among the best in the country.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I love my classes, I love my professors, I feel like I'm getting the education I'm paying for. I'm in a really small graduate program and so the classes are small and all my professors know me.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I'm in a top program for field, and in the program students are given the opportunity to meet working professionals and network. Also being in a small program, makes it a little more prestigious, which will look good on my resume and applications.

4 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: I've never felt unsafe on campus; they do a lot to notify students when something is wrong or if students need to take extra precautions.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I'm in an amazing master's program, learning exactly the types of things I hoped to learn as well as practical skills that I will use in my future career.

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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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