Georgetown University in Qatar

country rank  11
world rank  11566

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Georgetown University in Qatar is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Doha (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ad-Dawhah. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Washington DC. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة جورجتاون في قطر
Acronym GU-Q
Founded 2005
Motto Utraque Unum
Both into One
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address PO Box 23689 Education City
Doha (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
20007 Ad-Dawhah
T +974 4457 8100
F +974 4457 8241
Other locations Washington DC

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Education City P.O. Box 23689
Doha 00974
+974 4457-8200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Georgetown University in Qatar's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministry of Education and Higher Education Qatar

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Qatar Foundation

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020