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Gordon College
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  • 4 Year
  • WENHAM, MA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

255 GRAPEVINE RD
WENHAM, MA 01984
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Conference
From Gordon College

Learn to thrive at a Christian college where you are known, grown and prepared. Your college experience should equip you with what you need to thrive in an uncertain and changing world. At Gordon College, we’ll help you chart your course within the vast sea of possibilities so you can be confidently prepared for your career and for an abundant life serving God and others.

Students can choose from over 90 academic offerings and have access to signature programs and resources like the Career and Connection Institute, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Global Honors Institute and Gordon Presidential Fellows.

Within one year of graduation, 93% of Gordon alumni are employed or in graduate school. Our affordable and flexible Graduate Programs offer 25+ unique tracks, allowing you to personalize your academic journey and tailor your education for your unique career vision.

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Gordon 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
March 1
Acceptance Rate
93%
SAT Range
1020-1370
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,917 / 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
$26,364 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 35 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

Majors

Music at Gordon

academic spotlight

The Gordon College Department of Music graduates musicians fully equipped for success in today's complex world. Each degree program combines a performance-oriented, nationally accredited education with real-world experience, cultivating young adults who possess exceptional skill and knowledge, with the potential to have a crucial impact globally. Competitive scholarships are available.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    75%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,300 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
68
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Friendly and busy
    70%
  • Busy
    11%
  • White, Evangelical, Sheltered
    9%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • religious
    2%
  • Snobby
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 53 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 71 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Community
    36%
  • Involved, caring, just a perfect blend of students
    16%
  • Caring
    11%
  • White,Evangelical, more liberal than their parents
    9%
  • Boring
    7%
  • Equipping
    7%
  • White and Evangeli, mixed students & great profs
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 29 responses

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