Gordon State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Gordon State College is a medium four-year, public school with 4,085 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1852 and is the only school located in Barnesville, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Few
Gordon State College will give you the opportunity to obtain an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Gordon State College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Education, Biology, and History. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Gordon State College is fair at 71% (close to Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Gordon State College is very low - 17%. About 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Gordon State College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Learn more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, around $9,100 per year. The additional fees at Gordon State College beyond tuition are approximately $1,100; which makes it a total of $10,200 annually.

Read the details about Gordon State 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



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
According to recent data, 2,480 applications were submitted and 1,407 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Gordon State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,300
Medium
Gordon State College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gordon State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Gordon State College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,300 per year.

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

Gordon State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gordon State College, 419 College Dr, Barnesville, Georgia 30204, USA
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