Galveston College

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Admission Office

4015 Avenue Q

Galveston, TX 77550-7447

(409) 944-1230

Fax: (409) 944-1501

Contact: Acala Cynthia

Director of Admissions/Registrar
Main Address

4015 Avenue Q

Galveston, TX 77550-7447

(409) 944-4242

Total undergrads: 2,229

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 233

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,790


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Health occupations majors have special admission requirements.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Marine/Aquatic Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C


Elementary Education A
Physical Education A


Engineering – General A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health System Administration A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Medical Transcription C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Surgical Technology C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Galveston College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (409) 944-1220
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 4015 Ave Q, Galveston, TX 77550-7496
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,306
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 858 (37% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,650
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 69%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,167

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Galveston College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Galveston College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Construction Trades 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 981
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Personal and Culinary Services 42
Precision Production 21
Grand total 24151

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Galveston College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,650
Out-of-state $4,600
Books and supplies $1,900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 110 69%
Grant or scholarship aid 107 67% $5,167
Student loan aid 11 7% $5,887

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,064 44% $4,067
Federal student loans 207 9% $6,158

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Galveston College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Galveston College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Galveston College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,306
Undergraduate enrollment 2,306
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Galveston College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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