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Gordon College (Gordon)

419 College Dr, Barnesville, GA

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Gordon College is located in Barnesville, GA and is a public institution that provides opportunities for students to meet their goals. Gordon has an annual student enrollment of over 5,000.

A list of some of the programs offered are:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Nursing
  • Elementary Education

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. Most students admitted to this school earn an SAT score within the range of 770 to 950, or an ACT composite score within the range of 15 to 19. Roughly 50 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Gordon, with 79 percent of those admitted choosing to attend.

The cost of tuition varies for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay nearly $3,300, while nonresidents pay $9,800 per year. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $5,200. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students may visit the Gordon website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Gordon accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Gordon College is around 4,100 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 26% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

$10,500

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,500-$2,900
    • Out-of-State: $9,100-$10,870
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $100-$120 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $380-$450 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 Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships82%$5,002
Receiving Student Loans63%$5,925
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

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

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

Gordon College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 14%.

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 1979)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2011)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2011)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Gordon is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NJCAA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
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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

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

    Public Administration and Social Services

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    56.73%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    93%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    20:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $4,398