Georgetown University

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Georgetown University
A vertical oval-shaped black and white design with a bald eagle whose wings are spread and who is grasping a globe and a cross with its claws. Around the seal are leaves and the numbers 17 and 89 appear on either side.
Former names
Georgetown College (1789–1814)
Motto Utraque Unum (Latin)
Motto in English
Both into One
Type Private nonprofit university
Established January 23, 1789[1]
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Endowment $1.661 billion (2017)[2]
Chairman William Doyle[3]
President John J. DeGioia
Provost Robert Groves
Academic staff
Total: 2,173
(1,291 full-time / 882 part-time)
Administrative staff
1,500[4]
Students 17,849
Undergraduates 7,636
Postgraduates 10,213
Location Washington, D.C., U.S.
38°54′26″N 77°4′22″W / 38.90722°N 77.07278°W / 38.90722; -77.07278Coordinates: 38°54′26″N 77°4′22″W / 38.90722°N 77.07278°W / 38.90722; -77.07278
Campus Urban 104 acres (42.1 ha)[5]
College yell Hoya Saxa
Colors Blue, gray[6]
         
Nickname Hoyas
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IBig East
Patriot League (football)
MAISA; EARC
Sports 23 varsity sports teams[7]
11 men's and 12 women's
Mascot Jack the Bulldog
Website georgetown.edu
Georgetown University Logotype.svg

Georgetown University is a Catholic university in Washington, D.C. It was started in 1789 by the Jesuit priest John Carroll. It is the oldest Catholic university in the United States of America.

References[change | change source]

  1. Nevils 1934, pp. 1–25
  2. As of June 30, 2017. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2016 to FY 2017" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute. 2017. Archived from the original on 2018-02-26. 
  3. "Board of Directors". Georgetown University. 
  4. "Services and Administration". Georgetown University. 2009. Archived from the original on February 15, 2009. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 
  5. "Georgetown Facts". Office of Communications. Georgetown University. 2009. Archived from the original on March 19, 2009. Retrieved August 24, 2009. 
  6. "Primary and Secondary Colors". Georgetown University. Retrieved April 5, 2017. 
  7. "Georgetown University Sports".