Georgetown rises to #21 in U.S. News rankings

After wallowing for five years as the 23rd best in the eyes of U.S. News and World Report, Georgetown is moving on up to the 21st spot. For those who thrive on the arbitrary, possibly-rigged system, Georgetown’s bump… Read More

Daily Beast: Georgetown is 19th most stressful school, but it’s no SoCal

In a fluffy post that makes for rather uncomfortable reading given its grisly news peg—the recent string of tragic student suicides at Cornell University—the Daily Beast has compiled a list of the top 50 most stressful colleges and… Read More

Georgetown narrowly loses to Duke in the NCAA championship (of salaries)

Not many of our celebrity bracketeers are confident that Georgetown will make it to the NCAA championship game. But change the rules of the game, and the Hoyas can take on almost anyone in the tournament—at least as… Read More

BusinessWeek ranks MSB undergraduate program 23rd in the country

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business was ranked the 23rd best undergraduate business program in the country by BusinessWeek Magazine’s 2010 rankings. The MSB saw improvements in nearly every judging criteria: “Teaching Quality” (A+, A in 2009), “Facilities”… Read More

U.S. News & World Report: Georgetown 129th among international institutions

Today, U.S. News and World Report released its 2010 rankings of the World’s Best Colleges and Universities, where it’s ranked Georgetown University 129th among 400 other institutions, tied with the University of Aberdeen in the UK and Ohio… Read More

Despite dwindling numbers, GU alumni still among top Peace Corp volunteers

Georgetown University currently has 30 undergraduate alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers, a number which puts its volunteer levels at eighth in the nation among comparatively sized schools in 2010 (PDF). However, that number is down over 14 percent… Read More

Georgetown MBA program 38th in Financial Times world rankings

Last week, the Financial Times published its list of the world’s best Global MBA Programs (PDF), where it ranked Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Full-time MBA Program 38th. Up two spots from the 2009 list (PDF), Georgetown’s… Read More

Georgetown’s housing some of the most expensive in the country

Save these Whether or not it turns out that Georgetown could have prevented Sunday night’s fire in New South, it’ll probably irk at least a few residents to learn that Georgetown just made U.S. News & World Report’s… Read More

Georgetown has 8th highest percentage of students studying abroad

The Institute of International Education just released the results of its annual survey on study abroad participation, and the findings show that for the 2007-08 school year Georgetown had the 8th highest percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad…. Read More

Georgetown’s Executive MBA program ranked 18th by Business Week

Business Week recently released its biannual rankings of Executive MBA programs, and this year they’ve got Georgetown coming in at number 18.  This year’s ranking marks a six-spot fall from McDonough’s 2007 position, when it placed 12th. The… Read More