Gordon College Overview

Student population

Address255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA
School Websitewww.gordon.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Gordon College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Wenham, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 3,062 students applied to Gordon College. Of those students, 2,311 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Gordon College was $35,800, in addition to fees of $1,600. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Gordon College.

Gordon College has a 70% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Gordon College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Gordon College acceptance rate is 75%. To put this into perspective, 2,311 of the 3,062 students who applied to Gordon College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Gordon College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Gordon College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,285. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Gordon College was between 22 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Gordon College as part of their application.

Gordon College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Gordon College, the tuition for in-state residents is $35,800. Combined with fees of $1,600, room and board costs of $11,070, other expenses of $1,400 and the $800 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $37,400 in tuition.

Students at Gordon College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Gordon College was $4,900 last year, with 26% of students being awarded federal aid.

Gordon College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Gordon College.

Gordon College has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 64% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 29% of students come from in-state and 7% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Gordon College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Gordon College Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS

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