Gordon College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Gordon College is 13:1, and the school has 69.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Gordon College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; Visual and Performing Arts, General; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
English (including composition) History
Philosophy Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 12%
Psychology, General 12%
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 9%
Visual and Performing Arts, General 9%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 84%
4-year graduation rate 60%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


College Rankings

Best Liberal Arts Colleges - Narrow your search with the U.S. News rankings of Liberal Arts Colleges, schools that emphasize undergrad liberal arts education.

More College Rankings & Lists
National Universities, Regional Universities, Regional Colleges, Best Values, more

U.S. News College Compass - My Fit

Find out how this school measures up based on your preferences.

Sign Up Now

Calculating this school's fit to see if it meets your personal preferences.

Save This School

Edit Your Preferences

Find out how this school measures up based on your preferences.

Save This School

Edit Your Preferences

College Search

Advanced Search

Students Also Applied To

Grove City, PA

Houghton, NY

Now Hiring

Now Hiring Powered by After College
@JOB_TITLE

@COMPANY_NAME - @JOB_LOCATION

@JOB_DESCRIPTION

See more jobs »

Top College Resources

Looking at colleges? Find out what you need to know.

Studying in the United States
Finding the Right School
Paying for College
Applying to College

Follow U.S. News Education

Like Us On Facebook