Gordon College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

419 College Drive

Barnesville, GA 30204

(678) 359-5021

(800) 282-6504

Fax: (770) 358-5080

Contact: Lisa Shiveler

Director of Admissions
Main Address

419 College Drive

Barnesville, GA 30204

(678) 359-5555


Total undergrads: 3,855

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,259

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,794


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Recommended: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
Recommended: SAT Subject Tests

Very important admission factors:

Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized Test Scores


Academic GPA

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Test scores and GPA considered. Additional requirements for associate degree in nursing and bachelor’s of science in education.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

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

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Information Sciences/Systems A


Early Childhood Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Records Administration A
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Physician Assistance A
Pre-Physical Therapy A
Pre-medical technology A
Pre-occupational therapy A
Prepharmacy A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A


History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A
Forestry – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

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.

Gordon College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website: www.gordon.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.gordon.edu/apply
Address: 255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA 01984
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,857
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 70%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,677 (90% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $38,650
Out-of-state Tuition: $38,650
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,407

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

Gordon College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Gordon College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 41020
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3
Social Sciences 5
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 44922

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Gordon 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 $38,650
Out-of-state $38,650
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,950
Out-of-state $5,950

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 428 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 428 100% $21,407
Student loan aid 366 85% $7,184

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,596 99% $21,519
Federal student loans 1,032 64% $6,405

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Gordon 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 Gordon College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,624 924 1,700
Percent admitted 100% 75% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 16% 12%

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

Gordon College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,857
Undergraduate enrollment 1,507
Graduate enrollment 350

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

Gordon College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*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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