Georgetown College, a private, coed, residential liberal arts college, Georgetown combines its historical Baptist tradition with quality academic programs and freedom of inquiry to encourage students to become global citizens who live, learn and believe with balance and respect.
Founded in 1787 and chartered in 1829, Georgetown’s vibrant, diverse community is student-centered. A 15-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and small classes allow professors to know their students well, expressing care while creating demanding and challenging academic programs. Georgetown offers a variety of ways to engage in learning beyond the classroom, including an equine and global scholars programs, study abroad and numerous service-learning opportunities.
Built on a Baptist foundation, Georgetown College pursues and cultivates a knowledge of and commitment to the Christian faith. Faculty, staff and students are called to embrace their role in our community, which is characterized by God’s redemptive grace for all people and traditions. Georgetown College promotes excellence as a means of discovering the truth about ourselves, our world, and God through the integration of mind, body, and spirit. Committed to faith in God, the College encourages all to discern their mission and vocation in order to lead active and productive lives as exemplified in the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The mission of Georgetown College is to prepare students to engage in their life’s pursuits with thoughtfulness and skill by providing an exceptional educational experience in a vibrant Christian community. Distinguished by its emphasis on outstanding teaching and mentoring, the College offers excellent academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions. Fulfilling its distinctive mission with the liberal arts, sciences, and professions, Georgetown College’s aim is to continue to be one of the finest Christian colleges in the country.