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Why Choose GSC?

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AT GORDON, YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO IT ALONE.

At Gordon State, students receive immense encouragement and support, empowering them to become their very best. Gordon State helps students to see great possibilities for their lives, and then provides every resource, opportunity, and means of support to make those aspirations a reality. It is the power of collaboration. It is the Power of We.

20:1
Student to teacher ratio
3,663
Current student enrollment
27
Degrees offered
100
Campus activities to get involved

Whatever your dream for your future, Gordon State College can help you to believe it, and achieve it. This is an inspiring, "can-do" college education –  with outstanding academics; taught by an expert, caring faculty; and backed by an unmatched system of support. Start here, and you can go anywhere. So, where do you want to go?

WHAT'S YOUR PASSION?

Are you into computers? Are you an aspiring artist? Future entrepreneur? Teacher? Nurse? Engineer? Wherever your career interests lie, you'll have many program options from which to choose at Gordon State.

  • 27 programs of study, whether you aspire to a two-year or a four-year degree.
  • Nearly 71% of our two-year associate degree students continue into four-year bachelor's programs.

FACULTY WHO CARE

At Gordon State, you'll study in small classes, led by top-degreed professors who truly care about your success. Our professors will work closely with you, mentor you, and help you to reach your full potential.

  • 100% of classes at Gordon State are taught by professors - not teaching assistants. 
  • 68% of Gordon State professors hold PhDs or terminal degrees in their field.
  • Our 20:1 student-teacher ratio makes for smaller, more engaging classes.
  • Professors will know you, and take the time to work with you one-on-one.

UNMATCHED ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Gordon State offers support in ways that are just not possible at a larger school. Here, classes are small and more interactive. Professors are involved and more accessible. And our Student Success Center, one of the best of its kind, offers every imaginable resource to help you succeed.

Student Success Center
Our Student Success Center offers a wide range of support – with academic advising, drop-in tutoring, a Writing Center, a Math Lab, success/skills workshops, and more.

  • 1:1 academic advising and tutoring
  • More than 3,000 tutoring sessions each academic year
  • All tutoring and workshops are free of charge.
  • FIRE 1000 - Our first year seminar encourages and prepares our students for success. 

A FULL COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Gordon State has a small-college feel, but we offer a big-college experience. Here, you'll be part of an active campus life – filled with activities and events, student clubs, athletic and intramural teams, leadership opportunities, and more.

  • More than 30 active student clubs and organizations to get involved with and lead.
  • With our two-year history, it's normal for freshman and sophomores to jump in and lead. 
  • 1,000+ Gordon State students live on campus in an active, close-knit community.
  • Highlander Mania - Athletics are big here - including intercollegiate sports, club sports, and an active intramural program.

START HERE. GO FAR.

Set your sights high. Achieve your true potential. Come to Gordon State College, a uniquely encouraging and supportive education that will take you farther than you ever imagined.

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