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 3,500 individuals from 134 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 3147
Undergraduate 488
Graduate 1792
Students working in the United States on Optional Practical Training 750
Other* 117

Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data from Fall 2018
*Note: Other includes those students in non-degree and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs.

International Scholars

Total International Scholars 622
Teaching 97
Research 339
Other* 186

Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
*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

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Bermuda
Bolivia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Canada
Chile
China, PR
Colombia
Congo, Rep.
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Macau
Macedonia
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar/Burma
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Source: IIE Open Doors reporting data on scholars from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 and on students from Fall 2018.

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 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.