Georgetown University is a private institution that was founded in 1789. Conveniently located in the District of Columbia, Georgetown University offers its students the dynamic combination of accessible and prominent faculty, an extensive curriculum and an an exciting and culturally appealing location.
Georgetown University is situated overlooking the Potomac River just a few minutes from downtown Washington. The majority of students live on campus in the numerous traditional residence halls, but some students choose to live in townhouses and apartments surrounding campus.
Located in the nation's capital, Georgetown is an exciting place to be. Cheer on the Hoya sports teams. Check out dances, plays, concerts and great speakers on campus, and participate in student clubs and organisations. Off-campus, visit museums, theatres, concert halls and famous monuments and landmarks. Students also do community service in the city and hold internships at numerous nearby cultural and civic institutions.