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Applying to GU

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Acceptance Rate 16.81%
Yield 44.71%
SAT Score 1,465
ACT Score 33
Applicants 21,190

Applying To GU

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 16.81% at Georgetown University where a total of 21,190 students applied and 3,561 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,465 and the average ACT score is 33. It requires five items and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to GU.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$90
Admission Informationhttps://uadmissions.georgetown.edu/#
Online Applicationhttps://uapply.georgetown.edu/register/firstyearapplication#
Acceptance Rate17%
Average Test Scores1,465 SAT / 33 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 16.81% where a total of 21,190 students (8,535 men and 12,655 women) have applied to GU and 3,561 (1,538 men and 2,023 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 711 male and 881 female students have enrolled into GU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 44.71%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at GU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants21,1908,53512,655
Admitted3,5611,5382,023
Enrolled1,592711881
Acceptance Rate 16.81% 18.02% 15.99%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 44.71% 46.23% 43.55%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At GU, 1,196 applicants (75% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 732 applicants (46%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,465 and the average ACT score is 33 at GU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,380. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 105 and the 25th percentile score is 93. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at GU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at GU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing690760
SAT Math690790
ACT Composite3135
ACT Math2934
ACT English3336
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Georgetown University requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Recommendations, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 2 articles (Completion of College Preparatory Program, Formal Demonstration of Competencies) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (High School Rank) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for GU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Georgetown University is Semester. Georgetown University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Georgetown University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training