Georgetown College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,810
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,609
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.39%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
63.3%
2,791 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,484
62.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
58.5%
138 Graduates

About

Georgetown College is a higher education institution located in Scott County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Georgetown College were General Psychology (24 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (19 degrees), and Other Communication & Media Studies (16 degrees).

In 2019, 497 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgetown College. 70.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (423 degrees), 15.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgetown College is $39,810, which is $12,530 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgetown College is $39,810, which is $12,530 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,609.

In 2019, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,810
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Georgetown College was $39,810. The cost of tuition at Georgetown College is $12,530 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$17,609
2019 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Georgetown College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,609. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Georgetown College grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,972
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgetown College was of $8,972 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 3.96% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Georgetown College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.23% with respect to 2018, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.39%
2017 Default Rate
43
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Georgetown College was 9.39%, which represents 43 out of the 458 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Georgetown College received 2,791 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 23.1% annual decline. Out of those 2,791 applicants, 1,768 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,484 students enrolled at Georgetown College in 2019, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgetown College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,768
Accepted Out of 2,791

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgetown College was 63.3% (1,768 admissions from 2,791 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 47.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −23.1%, while admissions grew by 1.61%.

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage
40
Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at Georgetown College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgetown College has a total enrollment of 1,484 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgetown College is 933 students and the part-time enrollment is 551. This means that 62.9% of students enrolled at Georgetown College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgetown College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.6% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 4.58% Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% Two or More Races, 0.539% Asian, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0674% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgetown College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.1%), followed by White Male (29.3%) and Black or African American Male (6.55%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (100%), followed by Asian Male (0%) and Asian Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgetown College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,484 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgetown College is 933 and the part-time enrollment is 551. This means that 62.9% of students enrolled at Georgetown College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Georgetown College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Georgetown College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,152
  2. Black or African American
    121
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    68

The enrolled student population at Georgetown College is 77.6% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 4.58% Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% Two or More Races, 0.539% Asian, 0.135% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0674% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 64 students (4.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 207 more women than men received degrees from Georgetown College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Georgetown College is white (423 degrees awarded). There were 15.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Georgetown College is General Psychology (24 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (19 degrees) and Other Communication & Media Studies (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgetown College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (290 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgetown College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,518,533 people), Secondary school teachers (549,968 people), Education administrators (279,348 people), Special education teachers (209,803 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (191,944 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgetown College are Education (290 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgetown College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Georgetown College are Education (290 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgetown College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,859,488 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (351,306 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (175,410 people), Legal services (122,789 people), and Child day care services (104,949 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgetown College are Education (290 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Georgetown College.
Most Common
  1. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Georgetown College was General Psychology with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

145
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
352
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 145 degrees were awarded to men at Georgetown College, which is 0.412 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (352).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Georgetown College in General Special Education & Teaching, which is 0.412 times less than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded to women at Georgetown College in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 4.4 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 45% of students graduating from Georgetown College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgetown College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    423 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgetown College is white (423 degrees awarded). There were 15.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (28 degrees).

5.63% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    306 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    117 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Georgetown College is white female (306 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (117 degrees).

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Operations

Georgetown College has an endowment valued at nearly $40.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.86M (4.55%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Georgetown College had a total salary expenditure of $32M. Georgetown College employs 38 Professors, 23 Associate professors, and 10 Instructors. Most academics at Georgetown College are Male Professors (21), Female Professors(17), and Female Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgetown College are: Service, with 42 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 36 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$40.8M
2019 Endowment
2.05%
decline from 2018

Georgetown College has an endowment valued at about $40.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgetown College declined 2.05% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $146k higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.05M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Georgetown College received $1.05M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.1M
2019 Salaries
2.54%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Georgetown College paid a median of $14.1M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($32M) and a 2.54% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.799% growth from 2017 and a 3.45% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.89M
Instructional Salaries
82
Number of Employees

In 2019, Georgetown College paid a total of $4.89M to 82 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgetown College were Professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 23 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgetown College were Service with 42 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 36 employees; and Management with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgetown College was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Professor with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Georgetown College.

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