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#T-104, overall score 49/100

Fun Fact:

Students of Georgetown, Inc., the world’s largest student-run nonprofit organization, generates $5 million in revenue annually through its coffee shops, grocery stores, catering, storage, and airport shuttle businesses.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Campus type: Big city
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 7,453
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 450
  • Jewish population share: 6%
  • Student origin: 2% in-state / 98% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Hoya
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Hoyas
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Catholic Justice / Huckin’ Foyas

COST & AID Score: 7.5/15

  • Score: 7.5/15
  • Tuition: $52,300
  • Room & board costs: $16,036
  • Average loan debt: $23,412
  • Starting median salary: $61,400

ACADEMICS Score: 16.67/20

  • Score: 16.67/20
  • Acceptance rate: 16%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 11:1
  • Median SAT range: 1350-1520
  • Jewish Studies program: Yes
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Hebrew major: Minor

ISRAEL Score: 12.33/20

SAFETY Score: 2.33/11

  • Score: 2.33/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 8
  • Campus crime rate: 5.18/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 57.80/1,000 people (high)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 10.17/34

  • Score: 10.17/34
  • Hillel: Jewish Life At Georgetown
  • Chabad: None
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 22 (8 Orthodox, 7 Conservative, 7 Reform)
  • Eruv: Yes
  • Most famous Jewish alum: Nick Kroll

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