Georgian Court University

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900 Lakewood Avenue

Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697

Phone: (800) 458-8422
2013-2014 Tuition
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#111 Overall Score: 37 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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Georgian Court University is a private institution that was founded in 1908. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,619, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 155 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Georgian Court University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 111. Its tuition and fees are $29,606 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Georgian Court University, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition. The University is a co-educational community committed to the core values of justice, respect, integrity, service and compassion, locally and globally. We are committed to academic excellence and Mercy core values. We educate and empower our students to succeed, serve and lead in a diverse local and global community.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1908
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $42,954,198


When applying to Georgian Court University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Georgian Court University is $40. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 64.8 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 64.8%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Georgian Court University is 12:1, and the school has 75.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Georgian Court University include: Psychology; Education; English Language and Literature/Letters; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
4-year graduation rate 24%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Psychology 28%
Education 23%
English Language and Literature/Letters 11%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 5%

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Student Life

Georgian Court University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,619, with a gender distribution of 11.7 percent male students and 88.3 percent female students. At this school, 22 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 78 percent of students live off campus. Georgian Court University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,313
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Georgian Court University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Georgian Court University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Georgian Court University, 45 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Georgian Court University.

Students who have cars on campus 45%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Georgian Court University, 84.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,107.

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Tuition and fees $29,606 (2013-14)
Room and board $10,120 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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