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Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA

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Gordon College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Wenham, Massachusetts, which is a predominantly suburban area. The school maintains an Interdenominational affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Gordon College has a yearly student enrollment of approximately 1,600.

Students may choose from many areas of study, including:

  • English Language And Literature
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • History

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1554 to 1970 for the SAT exam and in a range of 22 to 28 on the ACT is common among students accepted to this school. This school admits around 40% of applicants. Of those applicants admitted, nearly 26% attended the school. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $34,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for students who wish to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $6,200 per year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements.

The Gordon College Scots participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)

To see a full list of programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.gordon.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Gordon College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Gordon College is around 2,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 22% enrolling as graduate students and 83% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $34,000-$41,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,200 to $1,400 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 Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$17,969
Receiving Student Loans68%$9,714
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Gordon College may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

With a high graduation rate of around 71%, Gordon College is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years58%
Graduating in 5 Years11%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1975)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Gordon College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Commonwealth Coast Conference)
  • Basketball (Commonwealth Coast Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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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 Gordon 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,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Gordon College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
93.23%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$17,173