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Tuition & Fees

$36,740

$36,740

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
25%
500-599
38%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
26%
500-599
38%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
38%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
27%
12-17
5%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
51%
18-23
27%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
45%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,496
Declined + 218
Total Received 2,714
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Private (nonprofit)

1,657

undergraduate students

347

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 3417
ACT 1838

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School Facts

Gordon College, founded in 1889, is a Christian liberal arts college on Boston's North Shore offering numerous majors and concentrations in the arts and sciences and graduate programs in education and music education. It's 480-acre campus is located 25 miles north of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,004
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Wenham, MA

485-acre campus in Wenham (population: 4,875), 25 miles from Boston. Major airport and bus serve Boston; train serves Beverly Farms (two miles). School provides transportation to local churches for Sunday services, to special college events in Boston, and surrounding communities.

Gordon College
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
25%
500-599
38%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
26%
500-599
38%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
38%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
27%
12-17
5%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
13%
24-29
51%
18-23
27%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
45%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,496
Declined + 218
Total Received 2,714

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

June Bodoni
Associate Vice President for Enrollment
P: 866 464-6736
F: 978 867-4682
admissions@gordon.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,180
Room $7,000
Board $4,000
Additional fees $1,560
Books & supplies $884
Total $48,624
Average Financial Aid - $24,414
Total with Avg. Aid $24,210

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,414

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,804,631
State $283,802
Institutional $16,784,801
Other external $1,832,622
Total $20,705,856

Non-need-based

Federal $11,176
State
Institutional $8,517,569
Other external $1,732,195
Total $10,260,940

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC)
Mascot
Fighting Scots
School colors
blue, gold, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Biblical/Theological Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Combined Languages
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Elementary Art Education
Elementary Education
English Language/Literature
Finance
French
History
International Affairs
Kinesiology
Leadership
Linguistics
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Recreation/Leisure Studies
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

83%

1,657
students

Female
63%
1,046

Male
37%
611

Graduate

17%

347
students

Female
76%
264

Male
24%
83

undergraduateFull-time

94%

1,574
students

Female
64%
994

Male
36%
580

undergraduatePart-time

6%

83
students

Female
63%
52

Male
37%
31

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

84%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 55
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Hong Kong
Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amy France
Director of Admissions
866 464-6736
admissions@gordon.edu

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