Consumer Information for Prospective and Current Georgetown University Students (HEOA Disclosures)
To help prospective and current students locate important information about the University, this webpage collects links to helpful information on a variety of subjects, including the University’s academic programs, cost of attendance, financial aid, and post-graduate activities of the University’s graduates. Georgetown’s presentation of this information complies with the Higher Education Act, as amended, and its implementing regulations.
If you have questions or would like copies of any of the information presented here, please email the Office of Compliance and Ethics or call 202-687-6493.
1. Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
b. Financial Aid and Contact Information
d. Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
v. For School of Continuing Studies Students
2. General Institutional Information
b. Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
ii. Diversity - Main Campus Graduate Students
vi. Additional Schools and Programs
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Walsh School of Foreign Service
f. Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
v. For School of Continuing Studies Students
a. Graduate and Undergraduate
b. Summer Students
h. Educational Programs; Instructional Facilities; Faculty; Plans to Improve Academic Programs
i. Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
v. For School of Continuing Studies
j. Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
Georgetown University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104, 215-662-5606. The University’s Middle States Statement of Accreditation is available on the Middle States website. University Schools and programs are also accredited by the following organizations: The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA); The American Bar Association (ABA); The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education; The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); and The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.
k. Copyright Infringement-Policies and Sanctions; Computer Use and File Sharing
iii. Legal Resources
l. Student Activities
m. Career and Job Placement
i. Information regarding post-graduate employment obtained by and further graduate studies pursued by Georgetown undergraduate students is found in the Office of Career Services’ Senior Survey, available at:
Graduates of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ Master’s Degree Programs obtain employment in government agencies, private non-profit organizations, and corporations. Some graduates also pursue studies in professional degree and Ph.D. programs.
Graduates of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ Ph.D Programs obtain employment in tenure and non-tenure track faculty positions at colleges and universities across the nation and the world. Some graduates also obtain employment in government agencies, private non-profit organizations, and corporations.
Information about employment of Georgetown University Law Center graduates is available at: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/careers/employment-data.cfm. The information presented in the brochure is compiled by the Law Center’s Office of Career Services through an annual survey of students and through follow-ups with individual students.
Georgetown University School of Medicine students participate in the National Residency Matching Program or other residency matching programs (e.g., the Military Match or other subspecialty matching programs) or opt to do research following graduation. Ninety-nine to one hundred percent of GUSOM graduates who participate in the match or the subsequent scramble process are placed in residency programs. Information about the residency programs into which School of Medicine graduates have matched is at this address: http://som.georgetown.edu/prospectivestudents/degrees/md/matchplacement.
Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies Programs - Post-Graduate Information - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program and Critical Care Nurse Specialist Program: Based on information received from former students in the acute care programs, graduates tend to find employment in acute care settings such as hospitals, urgent care centers, emergency care centers, surgical care centers, collaborative physician practices and independent private practices.
Family Nurse Practitioner Program: According to informal surveys of former students, graduates accept positions as family nurse practitioners in a variety of settings including community based clinics, retail clinics, private practices, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and clinics that provide care primarily to underserved populations nationwide.
Nursing Education Program: Based on information received from former students, graduates from the Nursing Education Program take positions as staff development instructors, patient educators, clinical instructors or clinical faculty in colleges and universities and faculty positions in Junior Colleges or training programs such as LPN schools of nursing.
Information regarding post-graduate employment and types of employment obtained by graduate students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is available at: https://msb.georgetown.edu/mba-career-center/students
Information regarding post-graduate employment and types of employment obtained by graduate students at McCourt School of Public Policy is available at: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/career/outcomes
4. Student Financial Assistance
b. Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Violations
c. Student Loan Information
5. Health and Safety
a. Retention Rates: The percentage of full-time undergraduate students who began their studies in the fall of 2011 and returned in the fall of 2012 was 96.4%.
b. Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act): The following numbers represent the percentages of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began their studies in the fall of 2006 and earned a bachelor's degree in six years or less.
All undergraduate students - 93.3%
Male - 93.1%
Female - 93.5%
Recipients of federal Pell Grant - 99.4%
Recipients of subsidized Stafford loan who did not receive a Pell Grant or subsidized Stafford Loan - 99.0%
Students who received neither a subsidized Stafford loan or a Pell Grant or subsidized Stafford Loan - 90.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native -
Asian - 92.1%
Black or African American - 89.6%
Hispanic/Latino - 90.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander -
White - 94.6%
Two or more races -
Nonresident alien - 88.3%
Race and ethnicity unknown - 94.2%
There were no members of the following racial/ethnic categories in the 2006 cohort: American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and two or more races.
d. Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Student Right-to-Know Act); Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Student Right-to-Know Act)