The seal of Georgetown University. It bears the founding date, 1789, the university motto "Utraque Unum" (both into one) and the Latin inscription Collegium Georgiopolatanum Ad Ripas Potomaci in Marylandia, which means "Georgetown College on the Banks of the Potomac in Maryland."
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.
Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Drawing upon this legacy, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. With our Jesuit values and location in Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers students a distinct opportunity to learn, experience and understand more about the world.
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