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.
- Statistics of International Student Population
- Statistics of International Scholar Population
- List of All Countries Represented at Georgetown
- Data Sources
|Total International Students||2221|
|Students working in the United States on Optional Practical Training||764|
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.
|Total International Scholars||574|
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.
Congo, Dem. Rep.
United Arab Emirates
Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data on scholars from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 and on students from fall 2016.
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 does 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.