Goldey-Beacom College, an independent, multilevel, private college in Delaware, Goldey-Beacom offers challenging undergraduate and graduate academic programs. As a teaching-oriented institution of higher learning, the College emphasizes instructional excellence in the classroom and is committed to sustaining faculty who are caring, dedicated, and knowledgeable in their respective fields; who motivate their students to realize their full learning potential; and, above all, who represent the very best in teaching excellence.
Located in beautiful Pike Creek Valley, a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York and other major east coast cities. The city of Wilmington is a major industrial center in the Mid-Atlantic region and home of many Fortune 500 companies (e.g. Chemours and Bank of America).
Diversity on campus
More than 1,800 students enrolled from 22 states and over 60 nations.
White - 40%
Black or African American - 25%
Hispanic/Latino - 13%
Unknown - 8%
Non-resident alien - 7%
Asian - 3%
Native Hawaiian - 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native - 0%
Never miss an opportunity to meet new people, find a social outlet, and network! Student Engagement provides extracurricular programming for the GBC community as well as various other services. Programs and services include social, cultural, and educational events, train/bus schedules, community updates, and leadership training for students. We also host off-campus trips to local and distant venues as an opportunity for students to explore the cites & states around them!
41 Degree options
Bachelor Degrees in Psychology, Criminal Justice, English, Human Services, Communication and Media as well as a variety of Associate, Bachelor, or Masters Degrees in Business. Degrees or concentrations offered in Accounting, Business Administration, Counseling Psychology, Economics, Finance, Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Information Technology, Sports Management, Health Care Management, Legal Studies, Organizational Psychology, and International Business, to name a few.
Greater than 90% placement rate. For over a decade, alumni have reported a placement rate typically over 90% within months of graduation—and a high job satisfaction rate!
What makes GBC special?
Small size, individualized attention. Apartment-style residence halls on an extremely safe suburban campus. Campus-wide wireless network, on-line library access, personal email accounts, modern computer labs updated regularly. Career-focused curriculum, active internship-for credit program, and strong placement rate for graduates.