Georgetown University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(4.03 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 191 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 18,459 (7,562 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 31% part-time, 69% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $45,136
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The Arab Studies program in the School of Foreign Service is a challenging interdisciplinary program with great faculty and staff. The program allows you to develop your own interests by taking courses from a variety of departments at the University, which also gives you ample opportunities to build relationships with other students and professors from different disciplines. Highly recommended.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The Master of Science in Foreign Service Program is an extremely challenging interdisciplinary program in international relations. However, the location of the school, its top rate practitioner faculty and its huge alumni network give you unparalleled access to the best and the brightest and there are ample opportunities to develop skills, interests and divergent career paths. Highly recommended.
1.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

-Many of the teachers care. -Course catalog is huge, but many of the courses are large and half-undergrad
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The quality of the academics and the professors are excellent, but as a graduate student the expensive living and poor transportation system weighs negatively on the university. However, this is not exactly the fault of the program. Local government in Georgetown limits public transportation options and the university does its best to accommodate the students. Furthermore, attending any school in an urban environment is expensive. I just wish Georgetown had a larger endowment to offer more financial aid.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Real Estate Management
Graduation Year: 2014

I am in the School of Continuing Studies. They just moved the school to a beautiful new building in Chinatown. The classrooms are state of the art! All of the classes area taught by industry professionals and they will make the time to ensure that you understand the concepts and relate them to current events/trends
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

I love Georgetown! It's very competitive with a high level of workload but it's always challenging and exciting. There are the most accomplished professors and classmates I've ever encountered. There is also a large amount of career support.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

Georgetown's online Family Nurse Practitioner Program is incredibly intense. The support from the faculty and staff is superb. The use of technology to support such an online learning environment is creative and conducive to learning.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2017

This program is academically excellent and comes with a great network. It is, however, extremely expensive and may not be advisable for someone who wants to work in public service.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Quality of Education and Breadth/Depth of Classes. Opportunity for Diversification and accessible faculty and staff. Huge and well recognized/connected alumni network Cons: Cost
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: Georgetown is a great academic setting with a reputation for excellence that is well deserved. The quality of education and career support is extremely high as well as the accessibility to the faculty. There is also an atmosphere of healthy academic competition that pushes students to better themselves, yet always in a collaborative way. Overall, I'm extremely happy about my Georgetown experience! Cons: The cost of living in the areas around campus is very high as is tuition with financial aid traditionally only consisting of loans. More grants and scholarships are a must. The workload is high but no more than any other grad school program.
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