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Georgetown College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Georgetown College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Georgetown College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Georgetown College was awarded 42 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is sports management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Georgetown College is ranked #1,289 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Georgetown College is also ranked #10 out of 45 schools in Kentucky.

See all of the rankings for Georgetown College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Georgetown College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Georgetown College is 72%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Georgetown College is a good fit for you.

Learn more about Georgetown College admissions.

Georgetown College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Georgetown College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Georgetown College is 61%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  61 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Georgetown College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Georgetown College is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Georgetown College for first-time, full-time students is 53%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  53 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Georgetown College.

Georgetown College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,109 undergraduates at Georgetown College with 1,067 being full-time and 42 being part-time.

How Much Does Georgetown College Cost?

The overall average net price of Georgetown College is $17,300. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Georgetown College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,194 $13,907 $15,068 $19,344 $23,468

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Georgetown College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Georgetown College, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $7,053 a year. That adds up to $28,212 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Georgetown College is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Georgetown College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Georgetown College make about $43,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Georgetown College make the most money.

Location of Georgetown College

Georgetown College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Georgetown, Kentucky. The surrounding location of Georgetown is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Georgetown College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 400 East College Street, Georgetown, KY 40324-1696
Phone: 502-863-8000

Georgetown College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Georgetown College. Of these students, 207 received undergraduate degrees and 218 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 35 $30,409
General Biology 17 NA
Health & Physical Education 16 $35,060
Communication & Media Studies 15 $29,685
General Business/Commerce 11 NA
Health Sciences & Services 10 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 $31,851
Political Science & Government 9 $25,967
General English Literature 9 NA
Marketing 7 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Georgetown College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Georgetown College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,339 students took at least one online class at Georgetown College. This is an increase from the 515 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,339 464
2018-2019 515 501
2017-2018 693 648
2016-2017 774 706
2015-2016 581 540

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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