Georgetown University, Washington DC

President: John J. DeGioia, Ph.D., 48th President

Campus size: 104 acres

Colors: Blue and Gray. Georgetown adopted its official colors in 1866, symbolizing the union of the north and south following the Civil War.

Mascot: Jack the Bulldog

Schools and Colleges:

* Georgetown College (1789)

* Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (1820)

* School of Medicine (1851)

* Law Center (1870)

* School of Nursing and Health Studies (1903)

* Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (1919)

* School of Continuing Studies (1956)

* Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business (1957)

* McCourt School of Public Policy (2013)

What's a Hoya? Many years ago, when all Georgetown students were required to study Greek and Latin, the University's teams were nicknamed "The Stonewalls." It is suggested that a student, using Greek and Latin terms, started the cheer "Hoya Saxa!", which translates into "What Rocks!" The name proved popular and the term "Hoyas" was eventually adopted for all Georgetown teams.
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  • My son and daughter enrolled in one of their Summer Programs. Really nice campus to stroll around or just spend some time in the gardens.  more »
  • Took a nice little walk on the grounds here during the early morning hours. Very calming way to start the day! Plenty of shaded areas to escape the heat as well. You can really smell the fauna here. P...  more »
  • Event if you are not a student it is worth a visit to this campus right in the heart of the Georgetown neighborhood.  more »
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  • We took the prospective student tour and were very impressed. The senior who lead our tour was very well-spoken and told us a good deal about the curriculum, housing, clubs, sports, Greek life, and almost anything we could think of. We ended the tour near the bookstore, which was nice, as we then picked up some branded items. The tour was very helpful, and we definitely recommend taking it if you have anyone who's considering Georgetown.
  • Visited in late August. Was so good that I stayed for a whole year! About to go back for another. Wow! Whoa! Holy hey! Jesuit?! More like JesuIT’SAGREATPLACEFORHIGHEREDUCATION!
  • I haven't experience the whole a stablishment but reading some reviews all seem great Except one, Head a wonderful experience there anything was clean well organized establishment I was at the hospital for grandaughter treatment everything was great I was treated wonderfully
  • The care at this hospital is excellent, from the doctors, nurses, tech's, and all the staff around cares a lot about what they do. One can see and experience their vocation. Thanks be to God for this hospital and everyone in it.
  • Beautiful campus enthralled with amazing architecture. This is a must see. People and very nice and enjoying their studies.
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