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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  • Though Georgetown University SFS international relations masters degree in only 1 place great University is. Is Jesuit so Japan and Yukari. Sophia University and the same series since, but also universities and Keio University. Make a donation by the Government of Japan's. Funny thing is that here are very open-minded.
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  • Well worth a stroll around the grounds, which boast some amazing buildings and features (bar the library, which is a hideous example of 'modern' architecture). Photo opportunities abound.  more »
  • Worth a visit majestic and beautiful, its architecture leaves you speechless. Enjoyable is wandering around campus, vefebdi also j supplier and some classrooms
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  • Its very friendly when you come,in someone greets and make sure you go to,the right department.The Doctors that you may have are the very best knowledgeable in there frield you feel at ease not rush,the Doctors answer your questions without hesitation.
  • I try to generally look for positives but my experience here was hardly that. Very dirty, run down campus. Was put in Darnall Hall for a summer camp and it was crawling with mice, roaches, and ants. Most rooms did not have working air conditioning either and I had to buy a fan because facilities refused to come and fix them and the dorms were unlivable otherwise. Parking was insanely expensive for non-students. Darnall and half of the other buildings and parking garages were in complete need of overhaul and one step away from falling apart. According to my coworkers who have been here before, these problems have persisted for years and nothing is ever fixed. If coming on a tour I advise asking for a more thorough look around than the standard walkabout I see guides presenting. Also be prepared to spend 30-40% more for anything and everything considering you're in the heart of Georgetown and DC. Cannot comment on the academic programs here but I would advise looking elsewhere as a first choice.
  • Educaion is a serious business... must be free and independent. Looks old from outside but fresh atmosphere inside... note: parking 5$ per hour.
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  • Great staff, the right knowledge to actually help.

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