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Gordon State College

Barnesville, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

Gordon State College Student Life

Gordon State College is on a 235-acre campus in the small town setting of Barnesville, Georgia, not far from Atlanta.

Gordon State College Student Activities

Gordon State College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Interested in Greek life? Gordon State College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Gordon State College has the Campus Activity Board. In fact, more students participate in the 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.

Gordon State College Housing

This table offers information on housing at Gordon State College.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for freshman
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus ––
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 994
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 994
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus ––

Gordon State College offers on-campus 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 2021-2022 school year, 994 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Gordon State College offers coed housing.

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 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 State College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Gordon State College

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 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

Keep Reading About Gordon State College

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Gordon State College Students

Unknown

Women

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Men

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Full Time

Unknown

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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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 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

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

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