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Georgian Court University - Costs and Admissions Data

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Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University

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Georgian Court University Description:

Georgian Court University is made up of two colleges: the Women's College and the University College. The latter offers coeducational evening and graduate programs. Georgian Court is a private Roman Catholic college founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. The attractive 156-acre campus is located in Lakewood, New Jersey, 60 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. The shore is just 10 miles away. The college takes pride in its nurturing environment -- Georgian Court has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and classes average between 15 and 20 students. In athletics, the GCU Lions compete in the NCAA Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC).

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,313 (1,619 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 12% Male / 88% Female
  • 77% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,040
  • Books: $1,350 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,560
  • Other Expenses: $2,200
  • Total Cost: $42,150

Georgian Court University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 90%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $20,563
    • Loans: $8,294

Scholarships for Georgian Court (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, English, History, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 71%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 24%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Georgian Court University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.georgian.edu/aboutgcu/mission.htm

"Georgian Court University, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition. The university has a special concern for women and is a dynamic community committed to the core values of Justice, Respect, Integrity, Service and Compassion, locally and globally.

Georgian Court University provides students with:

  • a curriculum broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to support further study and future careers;
  • an environment for the entire university community to grow through shared educational, cultural, social and spiritual experiences;
  • the will to translate concern for social justice into action."

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