Gaston College

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School Overview

Gaston College is a community college located in Dallas, North Carolina. The school offers over 100 associates degrees and certificate programs.

General Information

Admission Office

201 Highway 321 South

Dallas, NC 28034-1499

(704) 922-6214

Fax: (704) 922-2344



Contact: Michelle Wray

Director of Admissions/Enrollment Management
Main Address

201 Highway 321 South

Dallas, NC 28034-1499

(704) 922-6200

www.gaston.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,621

Setting

Suburban setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to health services programs, including nursing, based on ACT scores and interview. Basic literacy must be demonstrated, after admission, in order to take certain courses.


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Office Clerical Services C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General C
Information Technology A

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting C
Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Biomedical Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Computer Engineering A
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration C
Industrial Technology A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dietetic Technician A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Massage Therapy A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Office Administration A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Police Science C

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.

Gaston College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(704) 922-6200
Website:www.gaston.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, NC 28034
Setting:22
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,633
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,540 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,562
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,708
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:71%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,142

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Gaston College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gaston College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services96
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services55
Construction Trades21
Education21
Engineering2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields78
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs79
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service44
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians51
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services21
Precision Production41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Grand total5248

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Gaston College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs12
Grand total12

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Gaston 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,562
Out-of-state$8,708
Books and supplies$1,326

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid30071%
Grant or scholarship aid28066%$4,142
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,81350%$3,105
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Gaston 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 Gaston College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Gaston College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,633
Undergraduate enrollment5,633
Graduate enrollment0

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

Gaston 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
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program

*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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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