Gordon College

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Gordon College



Tuition

$24,278 / year

Room and Board

$6,640

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Vining Rare Book Collection, rare historical documents, Shakespearean Folios, papers of abolitionist William Wilberforce, Curriculum Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 148,295 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 533 current serial subscriptions.
  • 31,666 microforms.
  • 10,459 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Center for Christian Studies, East-West Institute, foreign language/video streaming lab, human performance lab, Center for Balance and Mobility, electron microscope, genetic sequencing machine,Barrington Center for the Arts, Phillips Music Center, Center for Student Leadership, international office for Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA).

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Other

Campus Resources

  • 180 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 4 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 155 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 25 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 360 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 89% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 70% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 4% of housing units are Triples.
  • 21% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 17 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 65% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Society for New Politics, Advocates for Cultural Diversity, Christians for Social Action, fellowship group for children of missionaries, ministry to deaf persons, outreach services, short term missions trips, Amnesty International, ALANA
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 35 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Alpha Chi; Phi Sigma Iota; Sigma Delta Pi; Alpha Mu Gamma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Christians for Social Action; Soup Kitchen Ministry; Prison Ministry; Nursing Home Ministry; community outreach programs; World Focus outreach groups; Spiritual Formation ministies; many other groups formed according to student interest.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) ALANA, Advocates for Cultural Diversity, Third Culture Kids, International Student Fellowship.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Choir, women's choir, bell choir, band, orchestra, Gordon Players, History Alive! professional theatre troupe, Amnesty International, Gospel choir, and many political, service and special interest groups.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Tartan (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston Logan (25), Manchester (NH) (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Beverly Farms (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Boston (25)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 58% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 43% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,260
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Boston University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other

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