Be a Hoya
Founded in 1789, Georgetown Prep is the nation's oldest Jesuit high school and only Jesuit boarding school. We are honored by your interest and look forward to getting to know you and your family through the admissions process.
You have the unique opportunity to be part of the next group of talented young men responsible for the care of our centuries old tradition. Each new class has the potential to leave a mark, to make history, and to be a Hoya.
At Georgetown Prep, our mission is to form men of competence, conscience, commitment, and compassion; men of faith, men for others.
As you explore your high school choices this year, we encourage you to visit our school and meet the Hoyas who make Georgetown Prep unlike any other school. Come experience the only Jesuit boarding school in the country and learn in a global classroom that will challenge and enliven your education. Enjoy the benefits of a small school where our students receive the personal attention necessary to thrive while having more opportunities to participate in sports and extracurricular activities. Our historic mission that has changed the world for the better for 229 years.
Want to see what life is like as a Georgetown Prep student? The Hoya For a Day shadow visit gives future students the opportunity to experience the traditions, students, and faculty that make Georgetown Prep a unique academic community. Schedule your Hoya for a Day visit today!
Please schedule tours in advance by calling 301-214-1215 or emailing Dana D'Avella. Tours are subject to limited availability and unscheduled visits and tours cannot be accommodated by the office.
Georgetown Prep Admissions Office
10900 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852
The Admissions Office is located on the second floor of the William L. George, S.J., Center.
Main Admissions Phone:
Director of Admissions
I’m a proud GP alum, former resident student from Indiana, class of 1992! It’s an honor to be back assisting the Admissions team to inspire young men to want to become a member of the Georgetown Prep family. We work our tails off here, we love one another, and we share many, many laughs together! When I’m off campus you’ll find me on my front porch listening to the Black Crowes (it’s a band) with my lovely wife and smiling daughter. We are a family that loves to explore the West with fly rods over our shoulders, curious to know where we are going to set up the tent for the night. “Dream Big and Dare to Fail” - Norman Vaughan
Director of Financial Aid
I was born and raised in Princeton, NJ but have called the D.C. Metro area home since matriculating at Georgetown University in 2005, where I majored in English and played outfield for the baseball team. I have been employed in many different capacities at Prep since the moment I graduated from
Welcome, new families! We are pleased that you have chosen to join the Georgetown Prep family. As you begin your journey you'll likely have many questions. We hope you will use the New Families page as a starting point for answers. Keep checking the page often, as new information will be added.
Feb. 23: 9th grade notification date
March 9: Transfer student notification date
May 21: New Student Welcome Day
August 23 & 24: Freshman Orientation
August 26: President's Mass & Reception
August 27: First Day of School
The Character Skills Snapshot gives us rich holistic information and illuminates areas where Georgetown Prep can help students grow and thrive. This new tool is recommended for applicants this year.