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Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Program

For more than 50 years, the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program has been preparing the business world's most respected leaders. Our rigorous curricula rooted in both business and liberal arts, our diverse community, our vibrant location, and our commitment to ethics come together to create a transformational educational experience like no other.

Undergraduate Dean's Welcome

Dear Students, Parents, and Alumni,

As we approach our 60th anniversary as a program, we are delighted to be living out our promise of providing a transformative educational experience focused on global perspective, principled leadership, and analytical preparation. Georgetown McDonough offers a growing suite of global programs, entrepreneurship opportunities, and experiential options for our nearly 1,400 undergraduates.

Thank you to our faculty, alumni, and parents for your investment in the future business leaders of the world. We are pleased that you are part of our Georgetown McDonough community. I personally welcome your engagement with our program.

All the very best,

 

Patricia J. Grant, Ed.D.
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
 
 

 

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Admissions

With a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,350 students, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is served by 100 full-time faculty members and 60 adjunct and visiting instructors. Georgetown McDonough’s undergraduate student body represent all 50 states and 22 countries. Please review our Undergraduate Viewbook for more information.

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Careers

The Georgetown McDonough Undergraduate Program Office works to enhance classroom learning with co-curricular and extra-curricular career development activities to help students compete in a variety of industries. Our students have full access to the Cawley Career Education Center, where they gain access to internships and full-time employment, receive assistance in the job search process, and participate in workshops that help students develop themselves and their career. Ninty-three percent of our students are employed full-time within six months of graduation.

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Global Programs

At no other time has a global perspective been more important in business education. Georgetown McDonough students have numerous opportunities for undergraduate study abroad at one of more than 70 international universities and colleges in 35 countries. Most programs are completed during the third year of study and include options for fall semester, spring semester, full academic year, or summer programs. Please review our Global Programs Brochure.

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Academics

The curriculum at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business combines business and liberal arts courses to give students a strong foundation in critical thinking and reasoning. Students must complete both 40 three-credit courses and 120 semester hours of courses in liberal arts business core, a chosen business major(s), and free electives.

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Student Experience

There are many options to enrich student life at Georgetown University. From student organizations to case competitions to the Alumni Mentor Program, undergraduate students are encouraged to supplement their coursework with co-curricular activities that build relationships with fellow students, faculty members, and the community.  

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Parents and Alumni

Parents are an integral part of an undergraduate student’s education. To keep parents up to date, the Undergraduate Program Office publishes a quarterly newsletter and invites parents to many events throughout the year.  

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Georgetown McDonough By the Numbers

Georgetown McDonough accepts the best of the best and graduates the best of the best. Here are some of the statistics.

  • 93%

    Full-time Employment

    The percentage of 2012 graduates who were employed full-time within six months of graduation.

  • 60%

    Double Major.

    The number of students who double major within the McDonough School of Business. The most popular combination is finance and international business.

  • 80

    Valedictorians.

    The number of high school valedictorians who applied to the Class of 2017.