Galveston College: Review & Facts

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Galveston College is a small two-year, public school with 2,075 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1967 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Galveston, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Galveston College.

GC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Radiology Technology, Nursing, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
46%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Galveston College is very low at 46% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Galveston College is very low: 26%. Approximately 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Galveston College is pretty decent - 15:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,300
Low
Average tuition costs are very low - around $3,500 per academic year. The additional fees at GC beyond tuition are roughly $800; this comes to a total of $4,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Galveston College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (409) 944-1220 or check Galveston College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,200
Low
Galveston College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Galveston 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
A
Safe
Galveston College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $2,200 a year.

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

Galveston College Location and Maps



Post Address: Galveston College, 4015 Ave Q, Galveston, Texas 77550-7496, USA
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