Gordon College: Ranking & Review

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Wenham
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United States
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World
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16672341
Top 14%

Gordon College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate89%87%90%
Applicants2,9249561,968
Admissions2,5998301,769
Enrolled undergraduates417149268
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,9636691,294

178 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

45 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores330
Percent of students submitting SAT scores79%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
575

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores141
Percent of students submitting ACT scores34%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Gordon College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$49,940$49,940
Off-campus$50,540$50,540
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,000 and other expenses per full academic year.

Gordon College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,429 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$35,180$35,180
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,560$1,560
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$880$880
Tuition for Full-time graduates$5,850$5,850
Fees for full-time graduates$100$100
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$325$325

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education3279111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4242
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3939
Social Sciences3838
Psychology2828
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2525
Visual and Performing Arts2424
Physical Sciences2121
Theology and Religious Vocations2121
English Language and Literature & Letters2020
History1616
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1616
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1313
Philosophy and Religious Studies1010
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services99
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies88
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies44
Mathematics and Statistics33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total36979448

A total of 369 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Gordon College.

At the master's level 79 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%68%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesGC
Founded1889
MottoJesus Christ, Son of God, Savior
Religious affiliationInterdenominational
Colorsnavy blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff491
Instructional FTE135
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.gordon.edu
Address255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, Massachusetts, 01984
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population5,000
Phone9789272300
Fax+1 (978) 524 3704

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