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Georgetown University, Washington DC

(4.4/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is worth a visit! It's architecture is beautiful and drenched in history. Do a little reading before your visit - lots of hidden treasures on campus where histor...  more »
  • I agree with other reviewers that comment that the university is a wonderful place to walk around. Beautiful buildings with a long history. The surrounding neighborhood is full of scenic interesting o...  more »
  • In the heart of Georgetown, it is worth visiting to admire the architecture and walk around the campus. In addition to the university, you can combine your stroll through campus with visiting shops an...  more »
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  • Dear Friends: I represent for fund raising a mexican foundation established in the Universidad Iberoamericana (an S.J. University) mainly dedicated to provide daily food to 2000 children in extreme poverty. The cost to feed one children for one year is Dls.7,300.00. We want to know if there is a possibility to obtain donations for our Foundation (Fundación Ibero Meneses A.C. ) Our foundation can provide receipts tax deductible because we are an institution of social service registedrd in Mexico. Thank you for your attentio, Mario Valverde
  • A fantastic institution all around. Multicultural, grounded in Catholic virtues of charity while at the same time fostering a liberal world view inclusive of all cultures, based on the principles of respect and love for all. Love love love this place! Beautiful campus and quality faculty to boot :)
  • Amazing place! Looks great outside like inside. Great place to visit if you are in Georgetown.
  • Great school and beautiful campus. Proud to be an alum.
  • This college sucks #DonaldTrump #stupidliberals