Georgetown College

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400 E. College Street

Georgetown, KY 40324

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Phone: (502) 863-8000
2013-2014 Tuition
$32,310
tuition and fees
Students
1,116
enrolled
46%
male /
54%
female
Admissions
Aug. 1
application deadline
82.2%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#146 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Summary

Georgetown College is a private institution that was founded in 1787. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,116, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 104 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Georgetown College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 146. Its tuition and fees are $32,310 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Georgetown College distinguishes itself from many other small liberal arts colleges across the nation by offering a combination of rigorous and respected academic programs, a wealth of opportunities for leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities, and a strong commitment to Christian values and principles. While there is no shortage of schools that possess any one of these characteristics, institutions that combine any two of these qualities are less common. By placing all three side by side at unique levels and combinations, Georgetown provides a special framework that fosters intellectual, social, and spiritual growth.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1787
Religious affiliation Baptist
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $41,069,306

Applying

When applying to Georgetown College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Georgetown College is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 82.2 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 82.2%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Georgetown College is 9:1, and the school has 73.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Georgetown College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Education. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
4-year graduation rate 51%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 14%
Social Sciences 12%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 10%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9%
Education 8%

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Student Life

Georgetown College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,116, with a gender distribution of 45.5 percent male students and 54.5 percent female students. At this school, 90 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 10 percent of students live off campus. Georgetown College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,543
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Georgetown College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Georgetown College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Georgetown College, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Georgetown College.

Students who have cars on campus 85%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Georgetown College, 81.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,640.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $32,310 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,230 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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