Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

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Georgian Court University is dedicated to providing quality educational experiences that prepare students for the global marketplace. 

Students from more than 20 countries attend Georgian Court.

Life at GCU
With a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and rigorous academic programs, our students are encouraged to determine their own unique gifts and make a difference in the world. The Office of Student Development promotes a dynamic campus environment, emphasizing personal responsibility, deep respect for others, leadership development, and concern for the common good.

Embracing international experience
On the GCU campus, you can meet people who share your spirit of exploration and immerse yourself in the community by joining the Global Lions, one of the most engaged clubs on campus. The Global Lions host a variety of global awareness events each year, including an International Festival and International Education Week events. They also host Global Café talks, where international students and those returning from abroad share food, stories, and experiences from other countries and regions. 

Location matters
With our central location midway between New York and Philadelphia, Georgian Court University is an ideal base for cultural and historical excursions. Plus, you have easy access to two of the most diverse and busiest cities in the world. Our spectacularly beautiful campus is also just 20 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful beaches of the Jersey Shore. 

We offer virtual open houses and campus tours. Visit us at georgian.edu/admissions/visit. 

ACCOLADES

 

Best Regional Universities (North) | U.S. News & World Report

 

Top Performer for Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report

 

Best Bang for Your Buck (Northeast) | Washington Monthly

 

Best College for Your Money | Money magazine

 

Catholic College of Distinction | Colleges of Distinction

Location

Georgian Court University is located in LAKEWOOD, NEW JERSEY. Set on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould, the campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from both New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the Jersey Shore. 

Georgian Court At A Glance

Type of School: Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a residential, private, coeducational liberal arts college in the Catholic Mercy tradition. 

Size of Campus: 156-acre campus that was once the winter estate of financier George Jay Gould; both a National Arboretum Site and a National Historic Site

Number of Students: 2,411 total students, approximately 1,800 undergraduates

Number of Faculty:  Student-faculty ratio of 13:1 

College, Programs, and Degrees: More than 35 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate degrees, and a variety of certificate programs

Geographic Diversity: Students from 8 states and 22 countries

International Student Services: The Global Lions Club hosts a variety of global awareness events each year as well as Global Café talks, where international students and students returning from abroad share food, stories, and experiences from different countries and regions. 

International Student Budget (2020–2021)
• Tuition and Fees: $33,540–$35,800
• Residence and Meal Plan: $11,424
• Orientation Fee: $176*
• I-901 Fee: $350*
• Total: $45,490–$47,750

* First year only 

Financial Aid: International students may be eligible to receive some kind of institutional aid. 

Application Deadlines and Fees:
Rolling admission, with priority deadlines of:
• Early Action for Fall: December 1 
• Regular admission for fall: March 1
• Spring: December 1

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