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Galveston College

4015 Ave Q, Galveston, TX

Campus image of Galveston College

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$3,741
Receiving Student Loans8%$4,875
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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 CollegeGalveston CountyTexas
Graduation Rate25.2%19.3%16.5%
Transfer-out Rate15.8%14.2%20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • 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)
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Programs Offered

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

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

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.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
80%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,836