Georgetown University, Washington DC

President: John J. DeGioia, Ph.D., 48th President

Campus size: 104 acres

Colors: Blue and Gray. Georgetown adopted its official colors in 1866, symbolizing the union of the north and south following the Civil War.

Mascot: Jack the Bulldog

Schools and Colleges:

* Georgetown College (1789)

* Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (1820)

* School of Medicine (1851)

* Law Center (1870)

* School of Nursing and Health Studies (1903)

* Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (1919)

* School of Continuing Studies (1956)

* Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business (1957)

* McCourt School of Public Policy (2013)

What's a Hoya? Many years ago, when all Georgetown students were required to study Greek and Latin, the University's teams were nicknamed "The Stonewalls." It is suggested that a student, using Greek and Latin terms, started the cheer "Hoya Saxa!", which translates into "What Rocks!" The name proved popular and the term "Hoyas" was eventually adopted for all Georgetown teams.
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  • No doubt the grounds are historic and the campus is lovely and inviting. Take a stroll and look around at the students and the friendly strollers. Enjoy  more »
  • the Georgetown campus is very nice and the campus is surrounded by some excellent restaurants. the old buildings are as nice as the Boston schools.  more »
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  • It is filled with rich moments of US history and future of political education. Georgetown is most unique in terms of culture-wise; most of the students are multi lingual and its community appreciates and respects non-American cultures. This university constantly forces students to interact with each other to broaden their point of views and make them more colorful in terms of personality. Definitely a place to consider for your higher education experience
  • During my first visit for my daughter, I was surprised with itโ€™s importance. The campus was overall beautiful, so much history in the architecture. Very friendly students and staff that were willing to help with directions. Definitely would encourage my kids to apply. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
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