Goldey-Beacom College

4701 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, United States
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Overview of Goldey-Beacom College

About this school

Goldey-Beacom, founded in 1886, is a private college of business. Its 28-acre campus is located 15 miles from downtown Wilmington.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:625
    • Men:278 (44.5%)
    • Women:347 (55.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    Not reported

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4701 Limestone Road
City, State, Zip
Wilmington, DE  19808-1999
Phone
(302) 225-6248
Fax
(302) 996-5408
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 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
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
88 admitted students enrolled
Men
66 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.90
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Goldey-Beacom College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001429
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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
Business, English, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


18

Part-Time Faculty


38

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 25% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 9% 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 reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
159
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Goldey-Beacom College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


85.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


35.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (18)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Computer Science
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Management, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Taxation

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


71,525

Nearest Metropolitan Area


24 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Philadelphia

Weather


Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


57%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Goldey-Beacom College offers student newspaper, student athletic advisory committee, alpha chi, resident student association, student ambassadors, international student association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


462

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
625
Women
347
Men
278

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.4% Asian
  • 25.9% Black/African-American
  • 9.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 54.3% White
  • 3.0% Unknown

International Students


9.1% from 24 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


727

Student Resources

Study resources