Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

Georgian Court, founded in 1908, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Traditionally a women's college, the institution added a coeducational undergraduate evening division in 1979. Its 150-acre campus, a designated National Historic Site, is located 60 miles from Philadelphia and New York City.

Website: www.georgian.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,613
Undergraduate
Students
(71.2%) 1,148 Women
(28.8%) 465 Men
777
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 1,946 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
517 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$51,734
Tuition and Fees
$32,976
Room and Board
$10,808
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$30,422
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,502
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
87
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Lakewood Population
53,805
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City, Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lion
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
11.7% Black/African-American
13.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.3% White
8.5% Unknown
International Students
1.2% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2  
Science    
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies    
History 1  
Academic Electives 6  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
900 Lakewood Avenue
City, State, Zip
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697
Phone
(732) 987-2700
Fax
(732) 987-2000
E-mail
admissions@georgian.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
69% of 1,946 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 1,255 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 691 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
321 (24%) of 1,340 admitted students enrolled
Women
217 (24%) of 906 admitted students enrolled
Men
104 (24%) of 434 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.37
3.75 and Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
450-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
7%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
40%
Score of 300 - 400
9%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
517 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
39%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
15%
Score of 18 - 23
55%
Score of 12 - 17
30%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 7%
Top quarter: 28%
Top half: 57%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$51,734
Tuition and Fees
$32,976
Room and Board
$10,808
Books and Supplies
$1,350
Other Expenses
$6,600
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Final deadline July 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002608
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
261 (96.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
242 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
242 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
65 (23.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$30,422
Need-Based Gift
Received by 236 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,507
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 183 (89.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,025
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 23 (6.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
28 (10.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,071

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,275 (88.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,192 (93.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,192 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
245 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$28,852
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,156 (97.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,524
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 952 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,976
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 70 (5.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
173 (11.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,866

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,502
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,127
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Natural Sciences
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
Most Popular Disciplines
Psychology, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
87
Part-Time Faculty
197
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
28%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
283,701
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
221
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Nonprofit Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Lakewood Population
53,805
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City, Philadelphia
Campus Size
156 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 82.3 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Lakewood
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Trenton

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
73%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
student newspaper, basketball club, black student union, math club, dance theatre club, history club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,613
Women
1,148 (71.2%)
Men
465 (28.8%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,343
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
11.7% Black/African-American
13.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.3% White
8.5% Unknown
International Students.
1.2% from 16 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
777

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
43.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
48.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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