Galveston College is located in the coastal Texas City of Galveston, which also serves as its namesake. Galveston College currently serves the educational needs of just over 2300 students, approximately 1500 of which are part time students.
These students all enjoy a very competitive annual in-state tuition rate of less than $1500 a year. Out of state costs for Galveston College students are still quite affordable for the needs of most, at a mere $3300 a year.
Financial aid is available and those in need can benefit from the many grants, loans, work-study and scholarship programs to help with the costs of tuition.
Students at Galveston College can earn their associate's degree in a number of popular career fields, including (but not limited to): administrative assistant, computer programming, culinary arts, medical administrative / executive assistant, radiologic technology and science, criminal justice, and many more options.
With its immediate proximity to the beautiful southern Texas coastline, which overlooks the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, surfing enthusiasts will find Galveston College to be a perfect institution for catching a few waves to break up the rigors of classes and studying.
For those less interested in spending time at the lovely Galveston beaches, might just find the college's short commute to the city of Houston a more attractive draw. Those drawn to the nightlife opportunities of large urban environments, but without the added pressures of living in the big city will find Galveston College to be just what the doctor ordered.
Potential students interested in learning more about the academic opportunities available at Galveston College, can learn more by visiting here.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
- Out-of-State: $3,500-$4,176
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $67-$80 per unit
- Out-of-State: $150-$180 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||80%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||73%||$3,741|
|Receiving Student Loans||8%||$4,875|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Galveston College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how this school compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Galveston County and community colleges in Texas in total.
|Galveston College||Galveston County||Texas|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1978)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Texas
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1973)
- Radiation Therapist Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1986)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Galveston College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Galveston College.
- Alvin Community College in Alvin, TX (27 miles away)
- Brazosport College in Lake Jackson, TX (40 miles away)
- Lamar State College - Port Arthur in Port Arthur, TX (71 miles away)
- Lamar State College - Orange in Orange, TX (85 miles away)
- Victoria College in Victoria, TX (135 miles away)