Georgian Court University: Narrative Description
GEORGIAN COURT UNIVERSITY N-13
900 Lakewood Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697
Web Site: http://www.georgian.edu/
Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, women only. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1908. Setting: 150-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia. Endowment: $32.8 million. Research spending 2003-04: $173,946. Educational spending 2003-04: $7303 per student. Total enrollment: 3,065. Faculty: 282 (99 full-time, 183 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 509 applied, 79% were admitted. 9% from top 10% of their high school class, 30% from top quarter, 73% from top half. Full-time: 1,367 students. Part-time: 679 students. Students come from 9 states and territories, 11 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 5% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 39% 25 or older, 15% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 79% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: psychology; business/marketing; education; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, early action. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 8/1, 11/15 for early action. Notification: 12/30 for early action.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $25,124 includes full-time tuition ($17,224), mandatory fees ($700), and college room and board ($7200). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $464 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $175 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program.
Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 44 open to all. Most popular organizations: Social Work Club, Athletic Training Club, Re-Entry Women, Commuter Life, Phi Alpha Theta. Major annual events: Family Day, Irish Afternoon, Fall Convocation. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 356 college housing spaces available; 271 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: women-only housing available. The Sister Mary Joseph Cunningham Library with 145,413 books, 693,370 microform titles, 1,123 serials, 2,313 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $2 million. 180 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Lakewood, population 46,000, is located in the central part of New Jersey and is convenient to the Route 9 corridor, Garden State Parkway, and Interstate 95. New York City, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City are each less than one and one-half hours from the college. Lakewood offers the services of a public library, hospital, various houses of worship, and numerous major civic and service organizations. The famous New Jersey shore is less than one-half hour away. Nearby are also the Naval Air Engineering Center, a sport parachuting center, and shopping centers.
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