Statistics on Georgetown's International Community

International students, faculty, and researchers are an integral part of the Georgetown University community. Georgetown's international character is a point of pride for the university and a major element of its diversity. Over 2,500  individuals from more than 100 countries study, research, and teach at Georgetown. The Office of Global Services provides a wealth of services to this community, including immigration advising and cultural and educational programming. 

International students and scholars comprise a significant percentage of the Georgetown community. Listed here are some basic statistics detailing the populations of these students, researchers, professors, and staff. This information is just a sample.

International Students (F-1 and J-1)

Total International Students 2221
Undergraduate 446
Graduate 1591
Students working in the United States on Optional Practical Training 764
Other* 184

Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data from fall 2016
*Note: Other includes those students in non-degree and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs.

International Scholars

Total International Scholars 574
Teaching 95
Research 375
Other* 104

Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.
*Note: Other is used for F-1 students working on campus under Optional Practical Training. These individuals may also be doing teaching or research.

Countries Represented at Georgetown University

Argentina
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belgium
Benin
Bermuda
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Cameroon
Canada
Chile,br /> China, PR
Colombia
Congo, Rep.
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus

 


Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan

 

Kenya
Kosovo
Kuwait

Laos
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Malaysia
Mexico
Moldova
Mongolia
Morocco
Myanmar/Burma
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda

Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data on scholars from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 and on students from fall 2016.

Data Sources

The data is taken from the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. The Open Doors Report is published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with comprehensive information on international students in the United States and on U.S. students who study abroad. For more information on Open Doors, please visit the IIE website.

Please note that Open Doors reports only provide data on students and scholars who are on temporary, non-immigrant visas and not those who reside permanently in the United States. Therefore, the data do not include any Permanent Residents (green card holders) or dual citizenship nationals who hold U.S. citizenship, who may be studying, conducting research or teaching at Georgetown University. Therefore, individuals who are Permanent Residents (green card holders) or dual citizens of the United States and another country are not included in this data.