Public 2 Year

Galveston College

Galveston, Texas

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Galveston College overview
Location Galveston, Texas
Online gc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Small City
Galveston College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Galveston College, established in 1967, is a public community college located in the coastal city of Galveston, Texas, approximately 50 miles southeast of Houston. Recognized for its broad array of academic programs, the institution is particularly noted for its offerings in maritime studies, nursing, and the culinary arts, reflecting the local economic landscape and workforce demands. The campus, characterized by modern facilities, provides a concentrated educational environment with a focus on practical, vocational, and technical training. While primarily a commuter campus, Galveston College has recently introduced student housing to accommodate those seeking an on-campus living experience. With an open admissions policy, the college attracts a diverse student body aiming for associate degrees, certifications, or to transfer to four-year institutions. Though not renowned for athletic programs, the college prioritizes academic achievement and workforce readiness tailored to the surrounding community?s needs.

Galveston College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  656 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,370 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $2,220 plus fees of $1,046.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Galveston College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,046
Other Fees$1,046
Room and Board $7,477
Other Expenses Budget$4,660
Total One Year Cost$16,729

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Galveston College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,046
Other Fees$1,046
Room and Board $7,477
Budget for Other Expenses$4,660
Total One Year Cost$17,449

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Galveston College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 47%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 20%
Precision Production Trades 9%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%

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