Georgetown University

History of Georgetown University

Georgetown UniversityIt was in 1789 when the Georgetown University was founded by John Carroll. Great improvements were further seen in Georgetown University during the leadership of Patrick Francis Healy  after the end of the American Civil War. Healy’s efforts led to the transformation of Georgetown into a modern university. This, together with the improvements made by the succeeding leaders and faculties, is reflected in the Georgetown University departments of today.

Georgetown University Departments

  • Georgetown College, for undergraduate students
  • McDonough School of Business, for undergraduate courses, executive, and MBA courses
  • Walsh School of Foreign Service, the oldest U.S. school focusing on international affairs
  • Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, has PhD and MA programs in different fields
  • Law Center, offers high quality programs on tax, clinical, international, and constitutional law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing & Health Studies
  • School of Continuing  Studies, has more than 25 professional certificate programs and other graduate courses.

Georgetown University Application Requirements

To get a better chance of being admitted, these requirements should be prepared beforehand.

  • Completed online application form
  • Application fee
  • Academic Statement of Purpose composed of 500 words
  • Official Transcript of Academic records and degrees earned
  • For international applicants, official transcript of record plus its notarized English translation
  • 3 official recommendations, sent via the online recommendation system
  • Official GRE , MCAT, GRE subject scores or any other examination scores required by the department
  • TOEFL or IELTS for foreign applicants
  • Supplemental data forms and requirements may be needed in some departments

Georgetown University Admission Process

The Georgetown University admission process includes comprehensive reviews of all applications and documents. The length varies depending on the program but the decision recommendation will be forwarded to the Graduate School. The final decision for admission will be given by the Dean of the Graduate School.