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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Safety
    A+
  5. Student Life
    A-
  6. Location
    A
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
4015 Ave Q
Galveston, TX 77550
Website
From Galveston College

Galveston College provides the citizens of Galveston Island and surrounding region with academic, workforce development, continuing education, and community service programs. The accredited College serves an ethnically diverse population of approximately 2,400 students each semester in credit programs and nearly 5,000 individuals annually in continuing education programs. Galveston College has proven to be a progressive, dynamic institution of higher education known for its partnerships with businesses and organizations and its commitment to provide a quality learning environment.

Galveston College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
August 22
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Accepts Common App

Cost

Net Price
$4,421/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$3,961/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.17 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.14 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.14 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
584Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,624
Undergrads Over 25
32%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
10%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
No
44%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.18 responses
11%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.19 responses
20%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.5 responses

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $32,500/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    33%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    85%
    National
    83%

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    The faculty and staff are not only nice, but want you to succeed! Financial aid, and admissions both have very friendly and approachable workers that will help you with any requests/questions.
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    The academic steps and the process into the nursing program needs a heavy-handed revision. There was confusion among many students with information of clarification with the exact criteria for the ADN/LVN program from faculty that oversee the process. This confusion lead to many missteps from the applicants that hindered the already complicated process. There needs to be definitive and clear steps to the application process and precise rules to abide by so the applicants know exactly where they are in the process, what needs to be done for completion of the process, and what appropriate questions they may need to ask to complete the steps appropriately.
    Galveston College is a small community college located in Galveston Texas . Although being a small college Galveston College provided me a great academic year at its campus. I had great professors who cared about me and my performance in their class. They were very passionate on the subject they were teaching and that motivated me to keep persuing my degree. Galveston College has also a variety of student who come from numerous backgrounds, people are very friendly and always ready to help.