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Gordon College

Wenham, MA

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Overview

Gordon College is a Comprehensive institution located in Wenham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA  01984
United States
Contact Miss June Bodoni
Associate Vice President for Enrollment
Email: admissions@gordon.edu
Phone: 978-867-4218
Fax: 978-867-4682

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
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Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,884
Applied
1,969
Accepted
1,451
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

1,961
Females Applied
1,331
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

923
Males Applied
638
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.56
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: Finance form for international students

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st August 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen August 1st January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st November 15th
Transfer December 1st December 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 520 660
SAT Math 561 500 620
ACT Composite 25 20 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

25,250
Private
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
11,700
Room & board
7,480
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

29,505
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,510
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,659
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,859
Avg. Loan Aid
18,876
Avg. Grant Aid
25,522
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76.76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,451
Total Undergrad students
7%
International Students
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.78%
Black or African American 5.32%
White or Caucasian 67.37%
Asian 4.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 2.45%
Other 1.47%

Gender

Male (38.8%)
Female (61.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 88%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Golden Goose, Gordon Globes and Senior Formal

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student ministries and volunteer programs, Diverse music ensembles, Intramural sports and Short-term missions

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Gated entrance

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

267
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 76
Part-time - 191
Male - 129
Female - 138
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