Galveston College (GC)

Galveston, TX

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Galveston College

Galveston College

Galveston College Student Essentials

Galveston College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Whitecaps
Website: www.gc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,260
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,150
Retention Rate: 39%
Enrollment: 3,437
Year Established: 1967

About GC

Galveston College offers comprehensive training and academics for students with various interest areas and from all backgrounds and educational levels.

Located on Galveston Island, approximately one hour outside of Houston, Galveston’s associate degree programs encompass the arts and humanities, sciences, business and technology, computer sciences, culinary arts, hospitality and medical careers.

Admission to Galveston is open to all students who have a diploma or GED. However, those who do not meet this qualification may register at Galveston for developmental classes before enrolling in credit programs.

In keeping with its commitment to offering diverse programs to a diverse student body, Galveston also offers comprehensive training and classes through its continuing education division. Among them are motorcycle safety courses, a culinary arts institute, a computer training program, a division for medical careers and a language institute. Online as well as on-site classes and certifications are available.

Among other offerings, Galveston’s student life provides career development and counseling as well as academic assistance and support.

Tuition at Galveston is significantly lower for in-state residents. Financial aid is offered through scholarships, grants, loans, work-study and Veteran’s benefits to those who qualify.

GC Map & Location

Galveston College
4015 Ave Q
Galveston, TX 77550


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Getting Around GC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Galveston, TX

Winter
Dec
64
47
Jan
61
45
Feb
63
47
Spring
Mar
69
54
Apr
75
62
May
82
71
Summer
Jun
87
76
Jul
89
78
Aug
90
78
Fall
Sep
87
73
Oct
80
66
Nov
71
57

GC Students

Total Students 3,437

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 27%
  • African American: 20%
  • Caucasian: 45%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 27%
African American 20%
Caucasian 45%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 17%
Part-Time 83%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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