Georgetown University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Georgetown. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

What are the transfer requirements for Georgetown?

Georgetown requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized Test Scores Required of All
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

In addition to the above requirements, Georgetown also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

Georgetown requires a minimum of 12 credits.

What are Georgetown University’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Georgetown transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline March 1
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline -
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for Georgetown University transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Georgetown on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline June 1
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline -
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is Georgetown University’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Georgetown received 2246 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 149 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Georgetown is 6.63%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Georgetown...

Additionally, of the 149 accepted transfer students, 99 students enrolled - that means the yield was 66.44%.

Georgetown accepts 7 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Georgetown University transfer GPA requirements?

Georgetown requires a minimum college GPA of 3.89 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

Will you enjoy transferring to Georgetown?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Georgetown. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Washington...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at Georgetown is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to Georgetown then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into Georgetown

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
Georgetown accepts 6.63% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Georgetown, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.89 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.05. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Georgetown students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 660 760 710
SAT Reading 660 760 710
2018 Total SAT Score 1320 1520 1420
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 28 - 28
ACT Reading 31 35 33
2018 Total ACT Score 59 35 47

Georgetown University’s average SAT score is 1420. To be a competitive applicant for Georgetown University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to Georgetown, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to Johns Hopkins University
Transfering to Princeton University
Transfering to Columbia University in the City of New York
Transfering to CUNY Lehman College
Transfering to Carnegie Mellon University