Gordon College Overview
Located in Wenham, Massachusetts, Gordon College is a private not-for-profit institution. Gordon College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Gordon College Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Gordon College is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Gordon College.
- In 2017-2018, 88% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Gordon College with a bachelor's degree make about $41,700 a year. That's 2% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- The average Gordon College student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Gordon College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Gordon College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Gordon College has earned from around the web.
|#27||Best Value Colleges for General English Literature||College Factual|
|#32||Best Value Colleges for English Language & Literature||College Factual|
|#40||Highest Paid General English Literature Graduates||College Factual|
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|#85||Best Value Colleges for Psychology||College Factual|
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Where Is Gordon College?
Contact details for Gordon College are given below.
|Address:||255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA 01984|
How Do I Get Into Gordon College?
You can apply to Gordon College online at: www.gordon.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Gordon College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Gordon College?
Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.
Average Test Scores
About 79% of students accepted to Gordon College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 650. Math scores were between 510 and 640.
Can I Afford Gordon College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Gordon College, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $8,400 a year. That adds up to $33,600 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Gordon College is 2.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Gordon College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 350 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,440 full-time undergraduates at Gordon College, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Gordon College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||59|
|Hispanic or Latino||137|
Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Gordon College. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 39 countries are represented at Gordon College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Gordon College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Gordon College has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Gordon College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gordon College was 701.1%. This is the #116 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Gordon College regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Gordon College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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