Gaston College: Review & Facts

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Gaston College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,010 students enrolled. This college is the only college located in Dallas, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
69
At Gaston College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

GC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 69 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Management, Nursing, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
The student retention rate at Gaston College is relatively low at 65% (close to North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Gaston College is very low: 23%.

Student to faculty ratio at Gaston College is reasonably decent, 20:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Average tuition price is relatevely low - around $8,400 per year. The additional fees at GC not covered by tuition are nearly $300; which comes to a total of $8,700 a year.

Read the details about Gaston College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Gaston College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (704) 922-6200 or check Gaston College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Gaston College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at GC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Gaston College.

Based on the college crime information, Gaston College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gaston College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gaston College, 201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, North Carolina 28034, USA
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