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Gordon is a college of the liberal arts and sciences with religious orientation. Founded in 1889, the present institution is the result of the 1985 merger with Barrington College. Its 550-acre campus is located on Cape Ann, 25 miles north of Boston.

Website: www.gordon.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,507
Undergraduate
Students
(61.9%) 933 Women
(38.1%) 574 Men
350
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 2,624 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
580 average
520-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
597 average
540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,260
Tuition and Fees
$39,230
Room and Board
$11,420
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$28,874
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,210
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
85
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Wenham Population
4,875
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Fighting Scots
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.9% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
10.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.3% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
9.4% from 52 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
60.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
81%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
16.7%
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