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Georgetown University saw a sharp fall in the acceptance rate to 16% for the recent admissions cycle in 2018. From 31,933 international students applications, only 8,457 applications were selected. Out of which only 3,687 students took enrollment at the University.

  • Applications for both international and domestic UG students begin around the first week of November, for early decision applicants.
  • They usually receive a decision within 4 – 6 weeks, post submission of application.
  • UG students can apply through either Georgetown Application or Application Suplement.
  • Deadlines, applications and fee vary for Graduate programs.
  • The admission session usually begins during the Fall season for most of the courses.


Application PortalUG: Georgetown/Application Suplement PG: Varies with every school
Application FeeUG: 75 USD PG: varies with each school and course
Acceptance Rate16.4%
ode of PaymentVisa/MasterCard Credit Card
SAT Score Range1500
ACT Score Range34
International Application DeadlinesUG: November 1, 2018 and January 10, 2019 PG: Varies with every course
Academic CalendarSemester
Intake SeasonsFall
Interview RequirementsDepends on course requirements
Financial AidAvailable for International Students

Georgetown University Admission Deadlines

The courses at Georgetown begins during the Fall season. The following table shows the deadlines for international students, which they must be aware of before submitting their applications:

CourseDeadlines for Fall Session
Early Decision ApplicationNovember 1, 2018
Regular Decision ApplicationJanuary 10, 2019
LLM ApplicationsJune 30, 2019
MD ApplicationsNovember 5, 2018
MBA ApplicationsRound 1 – October 9, 2018 Round 2 – January 7, 2019 Round 3 – April 1, 2019 Round 4 – May 1, 2019
Transfer Students
March 1, 2019

Georgetown University Language Requirements

International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below to be eligible for admissions at Georgetown:

English TestMinimum Scores Required
IELTS Academic7.0

If students are unable to score the above given numbers, then they must enroll into EFL (English as Foreign Language) intensive program.

  • The program is 16 weeks long for Fall and Spring Sessions. And 8 weeks long for Summer Session.
  • The program offers an integrative approach for students to help them in getting better in English language usage.
  • There are 5 levels of proficiency. Each student must pass all the 5 levels or repeat the level if performance is not satisfactory.

Georgetown University International Undergraduate Admission

With around majors at the undergraduate level, the international students can apply through any one of the 2 portals at Georgetown University.

How to apply:

Apply through either:

  • Georgetown Application
  • Application Suplement
  • Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit either ACT or SAT score along with the application. These scores are valid for a period of 5 years only.
ACT Scores
Composite Score34
SAT Scores
Composite Score1500

Supporting Documents: Transcripts, secondary school report, SOP and LORs.

Georgetown University International Graduate Admissions

At Georgetown there are 9 graduate schools that offer more than 150 courses. Each course has a different requirement, application process and fee as well.

How to apply: There are different portals for desired course. The applications are filed through their respective school’s website.

When to apply: Deadlines vary with each course and school. Students are admitted in the Fall season only.

Academic Requirements for International Students: GRE/GMAT/MCAT/LSAT (valid for 5 years) and English language test scores like TOEFL/IELTS are required.

Supporting Documents: Degrees, transcripts, grading/evaluation system, referee reports, SOP or objectives, etc. are basic requirements for each course.

Interviews: May be conducted, depending upon the course requirements.

Georgetown University MBA Admissions

Application Portal: McDonough School of Business

Application Fee: 175 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: GMAT/GRE

Supporting Documents: Briefly answered video essays, resume, LORs and transcripts.

  • It is also recommended to have some professional experience.
  • There is also an interview on invitation basis for applicants.
  • The international students must apply by Round 2,to apply and secure visa in time.

Georgetown University MD Admission

Secondary Application Portal: AAMC

Application Fee: 130 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: MCAT, TOEFL should be submitted.

Supporting Documents: LORs, resume/CV, SOP and a completed AMCAS application.

Interviews: Conducted in person and are invitation based.

Georgetown University LLM Admissions

Application Portal: Law School Admission Council

Application Fee: 85 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: LSAT/GRE/GMAT.

Supporting Documents: Transcripts, LORs, SOP, professional experience, personal statement and resume/CV.

Georgetown University Transfer Students Admission

At Georgetown, the acceptance rate has fallen from 18% to 9%. Out of 2,314 applications only 217 were accepted for 2018 admissions. The University admits those international students who have either attended community or 4 year colleges/universities.

How to apply: Georgetown Transfer Applications

Application Fee: 75 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: The international students must submit ACT/SAT scores.

Supporting Documents: Transcripts, Dean’s Report, Professor’s Report and Secondary School Report.

Interviews: Recommended for applicants if given an option.

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