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Georgetown College Overview

Located in Georgetown, Kentucky, Georgetown College is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Georgetown draws many to the area.

What Is Georgetown College Known For?

207 Undergraduate Awards
$24,276 Avg Cost After Aid
72% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Georgetown College is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 61% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Georgetown College makes roughly $43,000 a year. This is 5% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Georgetown College to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Georgetown College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Georgetown College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#37 Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Most Popular Curriculum & Instruction Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#182 Most Popular Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Georgetown College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#23 Highest Paid Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General Graduates College Factual
#79 Best Value Colleges for General Special Education College Factual
#92 Highest Paid Health & Physical Education Graduates College Factual
#96 Best Value Colleges for Special Education College Factual
#96 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Graduates College Factual

Where Is Georgetown College?


Contact details for Georgetown College are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into Georgetown College?

You can apply to Georgetown College online at:

Admission Requirements for Georgetown College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Georgetown College?

72% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 72%, Georgetown College may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.

Can I Afford Georgetown College?

$24,276 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
9.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Georgetown College is $24,276. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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%.

Georgetown College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,067 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,109 undergraduate students at Georgetown College, with 1,067 being full-time and 42 being part-time.


There are also 456 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,067 full-time undergraduates at Georgetown College, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Georgetown College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 83
Hispanic or Latino 56
White 824
International Students 25
Other Races/Ethnicities 74

Geographic Diversity

Kentucky students aren't the only ones who study at Georgetown College. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 14 countries are represented at Georgetown College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Venezuela, and Afghanistan.

Online Learning at Georgetown College

464 Took All Classes Online
1,339 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,339 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Georgetown College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 28th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Georgetown College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Georgetown College was -1.9%. This is the #1,875 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Georgetown College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Georgetown College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Special Education 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Georgetown College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Georgetown College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Curriculum & Instruction #293
Special Education #409
Teacher Education Subject Specific #419

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Georgetown College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Special Education 0 90 90
Curriculum & Instruction 0 67 67
General Psychology 35 0 35
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 27 27
Educational Administration 0 23 23
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 11 20
General Biology 17 0 17
Health & Physical Education 16 0 16
Communication & Media Studies 15 0 15
General Business/Commerce 11 0 11
Health Sciences & Services 10 0 10
General English Literature 9 0 9
Political Science & Government 9 0 9
Marketing 7 0 7
Health & Medical Administrative Services 6 0 6
History 6 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 6 0 6
Business Administration & Management 5 0 5
Finance & Financial Management 5 0 5
Mathematics 5 0 5
Sociology 5 0 5
Natural Resources Conservation 4 0 4
Chemistry 4 0 4
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 3 0 3
Accounting 3 0 3
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3 0 3
Philosophy 3 0 3
Physics 3 0 3
Allied Health Professions 2 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 2 0 2
Computer Information Systems 1 0 1
Area Studies 1 0 1
Romance Languages 1 0 1
Economics 1 0 1
International Studies 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0
TOTAL 207 218 425


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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