Gordon College

Wenham, MA, USA
4.12 Average Rating

With campus a short distance from the shore of Cape Ann, Gordon College is a nondenominational Christian liberal arts college in northeast Massachusetts. Gordon grants undergraduate degrees in 30 academic majors and features a core curriculum focused on Christian faithfulness. As a Christian institution, Gordon features twice-weekly chapel services that are also streamed on the college website. Furthermore, the Chapel Office also coordinates mission trips to Africa, South America, and the Caribbean.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Interdenominational
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
75%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other December 1, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
29%
Out-Of-State Students
62%
22%
Submitting ACT
86%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1171
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,963
Total Number of Undergrads
1,591
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
30%
40-99 Students
7%
0
100
61%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
70%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,595
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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.
$37,400
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.
$37,400
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,070
Books and Supplies
$800

Aid & Grants

0
100
74%
Need Met
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.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$27,298
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.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,411
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$16,333

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
79%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,964
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.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$279
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
120
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
89%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Fighting Scots
School Colors
Blue/Gold/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
Atlanta
Philadelphia
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
73%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,700
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What Students Are Saying

4.12 Average Rating
Gordon College is amazing! There are so many opportunities to connect with other students on campus and ways to make friends. There are so many fun activities around campus and within the dorms. Really great Christian school!
Ashley from CT
Great campus, people there are very nice and will help you out.
MA Student
gordon college is an academically rigorous and spiritually uplifting institution that has benefited me as a young scholar and as a follower of jesus christ. gordon's community is one that is loving and open to members of all christian denominations. gordon offers many opportunities in the liberal arts and in christian ministries that makes it the perfect launching pad for a christian in today's society.
Christopher from Marshfield, MA
gordon college is christian college with a large course load and a great community. there is an incredible amount of opportunities to get to know other students and make lifelong friends. gordon is situated on the north shore of boston so it is close to some of the best stores and restaurants and within minutes of some beautiful beaches.
Christian from Bellingham, MA
gordon is one of the top christian liberal arts colleges in the states, and the only non-denomenational christian college in the states! gordon succeeds in presenting exceptional academics and student life on campus. with helpful, engaging professors and friendly students, you will feel both cared for and accepted at gordon.
Brittany from Peabody, MA

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