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Georgetown College is the oldest and largest school within Georgetown University with 3,200 undergraduate students and offering over 30 majors in 23 departments and in many interdisciplinary programs.

The College provides a structured liberal arts curriculum, introducing students to philosophy and theology and challenging them to delve deeply into the arts, humanities, languages, social sciences and sciences. Through a combination of majors and minors and by using interdisciplinary resources, each undergraduate can tailor his or her own academic program on a firm foundation of knowledge.

In the Jesuit tradition, Georgetown College nurtures learning that is both active and reflective. Attracting talented young men and women from across the nation and around the world, the diverse student body creates an exciting academic environment.

Georgetown changed my life by inviting me to view and value the world through the lens of intelligent, critical faith and by surrounding me with classmates who were smart and good, and who wanted to be smarter and better.

--Ryan Maher, S.J., Class of 1982

Special opportunities for students in Georgetown College include

  • First Year Seminars. Georgetown College offers three seminar options for first-year students: the Liberal Arts Seminar, the Science and Society Seminar, and the Ignatius Seminars..
  • George F. Baker Scholars Program. Second-year College students with an interest in business may apply to participate in this opportunity to learn about various careers and to be mentored by successful graduates.