Gordon College is on a 485-acre campus in the suburban setting of Wenham, Massachusetts, not far from Boston.
There are many activities and organizations for Gordon College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Gordon College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Gordon College has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Gordon College include Student ministries and volunteer programs, Diverse music ensembles, Intramural sports and Short-term missions.
Gordon College students' favorite campus events are Golden Goose, Gordon Globes and Senior Formal.
This table offers information on housing at Gordon College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||85%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,349|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,298|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||15%|
Gordon College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Gordon College students live on campus. In 2022, 85% of undergrads at Gordon College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 15% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Gordon College. There are 1,349 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,368 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,298 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Gordon College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Gordon College 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 university, funding, and competition 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 Gordon College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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.
Gordon College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Gordon College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Gordon College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Gordon College has Gated entrance.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Gordon College, take Route 128 to Wenham, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International airport.
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