Georgetown University is a private institution that was founded in 1789. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,453, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 104 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.Notable alumni include former U.S. President Bill Clinton, actor Bradley Cooper, and journalist Maria Shriver.
The student-faculty ratio at Georgetown University is 11:1, and the school has 61.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Georgetown University include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 96 percent.