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Gordon College

Wenham, MA

Gordon College

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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,062
Applied
2,311
Accepted
1,618
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

2,057
Females Applied
1,554
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,005
Males Applied
757
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.56
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Pastoral recommendation and statement of Christian faith

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 595 530 650
SAT Math 571 520 635
ACT Composite 26 22 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,000
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Fees

1,650
Full-time student fees
11,250
Room & board
7,100
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

27,298
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,353
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,058
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,330
Avg. Loan Aid
17,276
Avg. Grant Aid
22,802
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,618
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.84%
Black or African American 4.64%
White or Caucasian 67.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 5.19%
Two or more races 2.97%
Other 1.79%

Gender

Male (36.59%)
Female (63.41%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Golden Goose, Gordon Globes and Senior Formal

Student Services

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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
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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
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing 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
Triathlon Checkmark No 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
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing 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
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

243
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 93
Part-time - 150
Male - 117
Female - 126
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