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Garrett Student Life

Garrett is on a 62-acre campus in a rural setting in McHenry, Maryland.

Garrett does not have fraternities or sororities.

Garrett has a thriving SGA. In fact, more students participate in SGA than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Garrett include International Students Club, CRU, SING (Students in Need Group) and Rock Climbing Wall (open sessions).

Garrett students' favorite campus traditions are Orientation, Spring Fling and Spirit Week.

Garrett Housing

Garrett offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Garrett students live off campus. In 2021, 24% of undergrads at Garrett lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 69% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Garrett. There are 172 spots available in on-campus housing for all 754 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 172 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Garrett offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Garrett Athletics

At Garrett there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Garrett:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Garrett Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Garrett College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Garrett campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Garrett

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Garrett, take Interstate 68 to McHenry, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Morgantown Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Maryland you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Garrett's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Garrett Students

47%

Women

53%

Men

69%

Full Time

31%

Part Time

81%

In State

19%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

69%

25%

3%

1%

1%

0.27%

0.27%

Undergraduate Students

754

Non-Resident / International Students

10

Garrett Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

754

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,812

Out-of-State

$9,212

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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