Gaston College

Dallas, NC, USA
3.23 Average Rating

Gaston College is a public, 2-year institution established in Dallas, North Carolina, with satellite facilities located in Lincolnton and Belmont. The college offers over 100 academic programs, which award associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas. Students in STEM fields have the opportunity to enroll in Gaston’s Apprenticeship 321 Program for tuition-free education, training on the job, and a salary. Gaston College complies with both the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and the High School to Community College Articulation Agreement, giving it articulation agreements with each public education institution statewide.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
91%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
5,633
Total Number of Undergrads
5,633
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,355
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,704
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$8,848
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1326

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
66%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,142
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
66%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,514
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,524

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$2,000
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$27,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.23 Average Rating
If you are in a program, the experience can be fantastic. Currently I am enrolled in a program and it feels like an exclusive club. The instructors are excellent and will help me with anything, including helping me find a career after graduation.
Ashley from Vale, NC
Gaston College is a great school to get your college education. They have a broad range of majors. They have an awesome Nursing program!
Melissa from Charlotte, NC

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