How Georgetown University works to make college accessible and affordable

It’s been more than 40 years since Georgetown made the transformational decision to become one of the nation’s few institutions that meet the full financial need of admitted U.S citizens and permanent residents. Find out how we ensure that the nation’s best students have access to one of the world’s great schools.


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Georgetown course helps first-gen students master ‘the hidden curriculum’

Recognizing that many first-generation students enter college with little grounding in academe’s unspoken expectations, Georgetown University has created a course to ease that transition. Here’s a closer look—and six must-reads from the class syllabus. More >

Community Scholars Program celebrates 50th anniversary

In October 2018, Georgetown celebrated 50 years of support for for first-generation students through the Community Scholars Program. More >

American Talent Initiative reports 3.5 percent gain in enrollment of low-income college students

The American Talent Initiative, of which Georgetown University is a founding member, says it’s on track to enroll 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students by 2025. More >

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