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Gordon State College

Barnesville, GA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

About Gordon State College

Gordon State College Overview

Gordon State College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Barnesville, Georgia. Gordon State College was founded in 1852 and enrolls 3,986 undergrads and no graduate students. Gordon State College provides housing for up to 994 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

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

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Gordon State College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Gordon State College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Gordon State College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Gordon State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 70%
In-State Tuition $2,563
Out-of-State $9,469

Is Gordon State College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Gordon State College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Gordon State College

The acceptance rate at Gordon State College is 83%. Last year, 2,982 students applied to Gordon State College and 2,475 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Gordon State College

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

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 Outcomes for Gordon State College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Gordon State College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Recent Gordon State College grads have an average starting salary of $40,000 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Gordon State College

Tuition 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 Gordon State College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

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

Some 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Gordon State College.

Based on this information, does Gordon State College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Gordon State College a good school for you?

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Where is Gordon State College Located?

Gordon State College is located in the small town setting of Barnesville, Georgia, less than an hour from Atlanta.

If you would like to see Gordon State College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Barnesville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

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

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College Info

419 College Drive Barnesville, GA 30204-1762

Campus Setting: Small Town

Gordon State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

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

Gordon State College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above

Good

15 to 20

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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Gordon State College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Gordon State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,956

In State

$19,862

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,563
$9,469
Fees
$1,226
$1,226
Housing
$9,167
$9,167
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,986

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,789

Out-of-State

$10,695

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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