Gordon College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Gordon College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,910 students enrolled. This school was established in 1889 and is the only college located in Wenham, Massachusetts.

Gordon College is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Gordon College.

Gordon College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Management, Communication and Journalism, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before 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 positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
Gordon College student retention rate is high at 80% (close to Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Gordon College is good - 72%.

Student to faculty ratio at Gordon College is pretty decent: 14:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,200
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $30,800 per year. The additional fees at Gordon College not covered by tuition are roughly $1,400; which comes to a total of $32,200 per year.

Read the details about Gordon 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



Acceptance
Rate
40%
As reported in recent data, 4,007 applications were submitted and 1,615 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Gordon College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Gordon College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gordon College, 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.

Safety
Grade
C+
Gordon College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,900 per year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Gordon College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Gordon College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gordon College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984, USA
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