Latest news about Georgetown University

D.C. Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. was appointed to the bench in 1985 by President Reagan.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Nov 21, 2014

Daniel H. Milzman, who pleaded guilty, said he planned to use the deadly poison on himself.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Nov 10, 2014

Dr. Lancaster, 72, was an authority on foreign aid and highlighted the importance of empowering women.

By Matt Schudel

  • Nov 1, 2014

Among the surprises: Princeton University ranks first in the United States but 13th in the world.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 28, 2014

Here is more detail on class of 2018 from a Washington Post survey of the city’s universities.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 21, 2014

University announces death of Andrea Jaime, a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 16, 2014

Daniel Milzman, 19, faced federal charges for making the deadly toxin and keeping it in his dorm room.

By Spencer S. Hsu

  • Sep 15, 2014

Jeremiah Heaton wants a no-man’s-land in east Africa, but international officials say his claim is insufficient.

By Ileana Najarro

  • Sep 7, 2014

Report shows links between global cities and U.S. universities through analysis of student visa data.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 29, 2014

Mr. McCooey opened 1789, the Tombs and F. Scott’s in the heart of the Georgetown neighborhood.

By Bart Barnes

  • Aug 24, 2014

The three-year term for the D.C. public schools chancellor will begin during October.

By Mike Debonis

  • Aug 19, 2014

The D.C. public schools chancellor holds two degrees plus an honorary doctorate from GU.

By Mike DeBonis

  • Aug 19, 2014

Some rising high school seniors have already filed their college apps. First deadlines arrive in mid-October.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 4, 2014

Dunbar valedictorian talks about the challenges of transitioning from North Capitol Street to elite private college.

By Emma Brown

  • Jul 27, 2014

Fragility in the higher-education market leads agency to issue cautions on many colleges.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jul 11, 2014

Federal data show some schools with high totals of reported incidents on campus, others with few or none.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 30, 2014

A report from Education Trust argues that government should set and enforce minimum standards.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 18, 2014

Marine Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan died of pneumonia. Relatives think his suffering was tied to his Iraq service.

By Michael E. Ruane

  • May 25, 2014

Readers react to story about petition to the Vatican by “The Exorcist” author to strip Georgetown University of the titles ‘Catholic’ and ‘Jesuit.’

By Valerie Strauss

  • May 14, 2014

William Blatty says Georgetown U. is not Catholic enough; the Vatican says it will consider the issue “seriously.”

By Michelle Boorstein

  • May 14, 2014
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About Georgetown

  • Established in 1789
  • Private
  • Campus size: 104 acres
  • Nickname: The Hoyas
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 17,849
  • Tuition and fees (2013-14): $44,805 

    Photo by Simon Brubaker/The Washington Post