Georgian Court University

900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood Township, United States
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Overview of Georgian Court University

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,613
    • Men:465 (28.8%)
    • Women:1,148 (71.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Georgian Court University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
900 Lakewood Avenue
City, State, Zip
Lakewood, NJ  08701-2697
Phone
(732) 987-2700
Fax
(732) 987-2000
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
499 average |450-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
43%
• Score 400 - 500
40%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
517 average |460-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,260 (63.23258457799208%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,808 (21.184679916892076%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,350 (2.646124897095143%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,600 (12.936610608020699%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Georgian Court University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15 | Final deadline July 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002608
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
208 (96.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
193 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
193 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
46 (23.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$33,169
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 190 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,091
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 172 (89.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,336
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 12 (6.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
23 (10.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,913

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,192 (88.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,130 (94.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,130 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
226 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$28,824
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,099 (97.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,530
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 925 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,086
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 60 (5.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
159 (11.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,344

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$39,006
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
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

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,552

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

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

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
283,701

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Georgian Court University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


43.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


48.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (26)


  • 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
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Psychology, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Health Psychology
  • Homeland Security
  • Nonprofit Management
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


53,805

Nearest Metropolitan Area


156 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New York City, Philadelphia

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
48 mile(s) from campus in Newark
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 of College Housing


27% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


73%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Georgian Court University offers student newspaper, basketball club, black student union, math club, dance theatre club, history club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,343

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,613
Women
1,148
Men
465

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

Number of Graduate Students


777

Student Resources

Study resources