History at Georgetown University
Georgetown is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 19,371 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 43 history majors received their bachelor's degree from Georgetown.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Georgetown History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
- Doctorate Degree in History
Georgetown History Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how Georgetown performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at Georgetown is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||12|
|Most Focused History Schools||592|
History Student Demographics at Georgetown
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Georgetown University.
Georgetown History Bachelor’s Program
About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at Georgetown are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||6|
Georgetown History Master’s Program
Of the students who received a history master's degree from Georgetown, 59% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Georgetown University with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Georgetown also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 16 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
History majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Georgetown University. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Communication & Journalism
- Social Sciences
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for Georgetown University.
|Occupation||Jobs in DC||Average Salary in DC|
|High School Teachers||3,850||$65,180|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||460||$68,460|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Lucas Cantor under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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