Latest news about Georgetown University

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

University entrusts its current students to run welcome events admitted students.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 1, 2014

For most of the year, selective colleges hold the power. But in April, prospective students do.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 1, 2014

Here is what colleges report for number of applicants and offers. But the ratio is an imperfect measure.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 3, 2014

Regardless of who wins, voters will wake up to racial and economic disparities that continue to grow.

By Courtland Milloy

  • Apr 2, 2014

Prosecutors see links between a troubled Georgetown student and the hit TV show he loved.

By Ann E. Marimow, Justin Jouvenal

  • Mar 28, 2014

University Police Chief Jay Gruber explains why a dormitory was not evacuated.

By Nick Anderson

  • Mar 28, 2014

A judge orders psychiatric help for Daniel Harry Milzman, alleged to have manufactured the toxin.

By Justin Jouvenal, Ann E. Marimow

  • Mar 26, 2014

This week many high school seniors are waiting for decisions from university admissions offices.

By Nick Anderson

  • Mar 24, 2014

A graduate reported the suspect to university officials after reading threatening Facebook messages.

By Rachel Sadon

  • Mar 22, 2014

Police indicated a 19-year-old man said he made the poison. Officials said there was no public danger.

By Clarence Williams, Nick Anderson

  • Mar 19, 2014
Load More
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