ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Galveston College

Galveston College

Galveston, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Galveston College

Galveston College Overview

Galveston College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Galveston, Texas. Galveston College was founded in 1967 and enrolls 1,870 undergrads and no graduate students. Galveston College ensures housing for up to 125 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Galveston College!

Interested in music or performing? At Galveston College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Galveston College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Galveston College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Galveston College on the Student Life page.

2022 Galveston College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $2,220
Out-of-State $4,680

Is Galveston College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Galveston College offers and if it might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Galveston College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 50% of students who start at Galveston College return the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Galveston College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Galveston College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Galveston College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Galveston College's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Galveston College spends about $9,235 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Galveston College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Galveston College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Galveston College.

Based on this information, how does Galveston College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Galveston College a good school for you?

If Galveston College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.

Still Researching Schools?

To learn more about Galveston College, choose from the options below:


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

Galveston College Community Forums

Then use the college admissions predictor to take a data science look at your chances of getting accepted at some of the most selective schools in the U.S.

Where is Galveston College Located?

Galveston College is located in the small town setting of Galveston, Texas, less than an hour from Houston and Texas.

If you are interested in seeing Galveston College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 45 to Galveston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, William P. Hobby.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Galveston College and Galveston are like without leaving home.

Considering Colleges in Texas?

See a full list of colleges in Texas and save your favorites to your college list.

College Info

4015 Avenue Q Galveston, TX 77550

Campus Setting: Small Town

Galveston College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Galveston College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Galveston College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Galveston College ACT Scores


ACT Range

Not available

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

Galveston College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Galveston College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Galveston College is like? There are approximately 1,870 students enrolled at Galveston College. 35% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from TX and 3% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About Galveston College?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation