Georgetown University

Georgetown University
3700 O Street NW
Planning and Facilities Management Harbin Hall B-24
Washington, DC 20057
United States

Georgetown University is a private Jesuit research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States. Founded by Bishop John Carroll in 1789 as Georgetown College, it is the oldest Catholic institution of higher education in the United States and the nation's first federally chartered university. The university's main campus is on a hill above the Potomac River and is identifiable by Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark. Georgetown is classified among R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity and undergraduate admissions are considered highly selective.