President John J. DeGioia met protesters’ demands that the buildings shouldn’t honor leaders who approved 1830s-era slave sales.

By Katherine Shaver

  • Nov 15, 2015

Activists from D.C. universities push lawmakers to act following deadly shootings last week at Oregon community college.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 6, 2015

New data offer clearest picture yet on degree completion for students who receive federal Pell grants.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 24, 2015

The theory: If you build it on your campus, students might come.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 11, 2015

Billy Murphy has long fought for the city’s disenfranchised.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Jul 26, 2015

Police still seek a second suspect in connection with the incidents.

By Matt Zapotosky

  • May 9, 2015

A look at university research buildings in and near Washington.

By Nick Anderson

  • Mar 6, 2015

The six-month program includes hands-on training and coursework at Georgetown University.

By Mark Jenkins

  • Jan 14, 2015

The first word from some highly selective schools.

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 18, 2014

Jonathan Harris of Silver Spring received an organ and his mother gave one in a mass 2010 exercise.

By Martin Weil

  • Dec 10, 2014

A student alleges Barry Freundel lured her to use a bath in which he is now accused of recording women.

By Peter Hermann

  • Dec 2, 2014

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
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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