1,591
Students
Financial aid thermometer
26,133
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
88
88%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

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

2,924
Applied
2,599
Accepted
1,591
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

1,968
Females Applied
1,769
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

956
Males Applied
830
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.59
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 August 1st August 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 596 540 650
SAT Math 572 510 640
ACT Composite 25 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,800
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Fees

1,600
Full-time student fees
11,070
Room & board
7,000
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

26,133
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,047
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,095
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,777
Avg. Loan Aid
15,571
Avg. Grant Aid
21,281
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,591
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.07%
Black or African American 5.79%
White or Caucasian 68.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 5.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 3.12%

Gender

Male (37.21%)
Female (62.79%)

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 88%

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

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
gated entrance; active treat training; Video Surveillance

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

231
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 137
Male - 108
Female - 123