Graduate Programs Overview

Georgetown University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $53,591 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred thirty-six graduate programs: 94 Master's, 40 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 4,014 students have been conferred Master's degree and 961 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGeorgetown University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address37th and O St NW, Washington, DC
Graduate School Students11,745 students
2,142 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$53,591
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 136 Graduate Programs
94 Master's, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Georgetown University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $53,591 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $2,139.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$2,139
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$17,032 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,594 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$74,417
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$46,722$48,331$50,012$51,790$53,591

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Georgetown University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 136 major areas - 87 Master's (7 online programs), 36 Doctorate , 1 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 19,204 students enrolled in Georgetown University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 11,745 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 5,470 male and 6,275 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7,751 full-time and 3,994 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,142 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 252 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students5,470
Women Students6,275
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students7,751
Part-time Students3,994
By race/ethnicity 5,746 White, 948 Black, and 829 Asian students are attending at Georgetown University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races262
136 students are younger than 22 and 867 students are older than 65. The school has 7,987 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,742 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under136
40 & Over867
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Georgetown University, 2,142 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 252 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment11,745
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,142
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses252
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses9,351
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,142
District of Columbia Resident83
Other State In U.S.2,018
Outside of U.S.41

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