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Gordon State College Student Life

Gordon State College is on a 235-acre campus in a small town setting in Barnesville, Georgia, not far from Atlanta. Gordon State College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Gordon State College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Gordon State College has a thriving Campus Activity Board. In fact, more students participate in Campus Activity Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Gordon State College include Student Government Association, Earth Wind Fire (science club), Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) and Swazi Step Team.

Gordon State College students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Fling, October Fest and Turkey Trot.

Does Gordon State College Offer Student Housing?

Gordon State College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. There are 994 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,986 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 994 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Gordon State College offers coed housing and .

Gordon State College Athletics

At Gordon State 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 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 Gordon State College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Gordon State College 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.

Gordon State College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Gordon State College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols. 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 State College has Resident Assistants and Resident Directors in housing, parking patrol.

Plan a Visit to Gordon State College

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 Gordon State College, take Interstate 75 to Barnesville, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Georgia 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 Gordon State College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Gordon State College Students

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Women

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Men

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Full Time

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Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

53%

38%

4%

4%

1%

1%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

3,986

Gordon State College Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,986

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,292

Out-of-State

$12,714

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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