Georgetown Demographics & Diversity

Washington, District Of Columbia

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Georgetown are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Georgetown University students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 12%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 19% more female students than male students enrolled at Georgetown University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Georgetown has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Georgetown University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Georgetown University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,757
Women 10,447

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Georgetown serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 98% of the student body residing outside of District Of Columbia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Georgetown University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 2%
Out of State 89%
Foreign 9%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$82,187 per year

14% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.6%
Part time Undergrads 3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131496 IPEDS survey data for Georgetown University.

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