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Georgetown does pretty well in this year’s college rankings

It’s that time of year again when every college student decides if college rankings are worth bragging about or if they can be dismissed as an imbalanced system that’s actively gamed by some universities. This year, Georgetown’s puts… Read More


Georgetown ranks 28 in Forbes Top Colleges 2014

In this brave new world of arbitrary lists that attempt to give a number to the best academic institutions in the country, Forbes released it’s seventh Annual Colleges Ranking last week. Georgetown comes in at number 28, tucked between… Read More

GW exposed for inflating class ranking of incoming students

Last Thursday, The Washington Post ran an article revealing that George Washington University has been inflating the class rank data of its incoming students, due to a flaw in its reporting system dating back more than a decade. The… Read More

Three million people think Washington and Lee is a better school than Georgetown

In a college ranking website,, Georgetown is listed as 25th best overall college right after Washington and Lee University, Bowdoin College, and Pomona College. CrowdRank claims to provide a competing voice to U.S. World and News Report,… Read More

Georgetown receives the highs and lows of college rankings

So here’s the bad news. Last week, Georgetown University appeared as number 47 (right after Columbia University!) on college rankings website The website claims to look beyond the traditional measures used by other ranking systems and “consider indicators… Read More

According to Campus Grotto, there are 39 schools more expensive than Georgetown

After yet another disappointing failure to break the top 20 universities in the country and an international ranking that we really don’t want to talk about, Georgetown was hit with yet another blow with the most recent list… Read More

NCSA puts Georgetown at #15 in Collegiate Power Rankings

Can you believe it’s been a whole two weeks since the last time any new college rankings came out? Well, while we all count down the days until the release of the next round of U.S. News rankings… Read More

Georgetown’s rank in US News: #22

The US News rankings are out! The US News Rankings are out! Is it Christmas already? Well, not really. This year US News & World Report ranked Georgetown 22nd out of National Universities–one step back from last year,… Read More

Georgetown ranks #166 in the world, right behind University of Ghent

If you can’t wait for the US News and World Report rankings (see this nifty timer for how long that will be) for your insightful college assessments, here’s a little something to hold you over—QS World Universities has released… Read More

Georgetown ranked #15 for dining, cue resounding “whaaaat?”

With a few notable exceptions, college rankings are usually pretty nice to Georgetown, especially those that rely heavily on nice location and strong academics. But let’s face it, those get a little boring. So when Newsweek and The… Read More