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Goldey-Beacom College

Wilmington, DE

At A Glance

Main Address

4701 Limestone Rd

Wilmington, DE 19808-1927

www.gbc.edu

Admission Office

4701 Limestone Road

Wilmington, DE 19808

(302) 225-6248

Fax : (302) 996-5408

admissions@gbc.edu

Contact : Brittany Hobbs

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

college of business

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 5255

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 58.0%

Total undergraduates : 731

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 163

In-State Tuition : $25,500.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $25,500.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : Aug 1

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jul 15

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Apr 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 58.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 70.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 92.0%
Psychology : 5.0%

Associates
Business/Marketing : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A B
Business Administration and Management, General A B C M
Business/Commerce, General B M
Finance, General B M
International Business/Trade/Commerce B M
Management Information Systems, General B
Management Science B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B M
Taxation M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Social Sciences
Economics, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Accelerated Program

Honors Program

Internships

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Computer Services

159 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : non-denominational chapel, athletic facilities and fields, fitness center, tutoring and computer lab.

Geographic Location : 7 miles from Newark, 8 miles from Wilmington, 36 miles from Philadelphia.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 731

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 163

Degree-seeking undergrads : 726

Graduate enrollment : 596

Student General Information

All students average age : 21

In state students : 63.0%

Out of state students : 37.0%

Part Time students : 8.0%

Percentage of males : 47.0%

Percentage of females : 53.0%

Housing Policies

All undergraduates living in college housing : 25.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $400.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Lightning

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Scholarship

NCAA Division II

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Placement services for graduates

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Pre-admission summer program

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 808

Admitted : 458

Enrolled : 171

Somewhat selective 57.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Class Rank

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT Subject Tests

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

State high school equivalency certificate

Interview

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Bachelor degree candidates must submit SAT scores and official transcripts from high school(s) and or college(s) attended. High school performance is evaluated. When necessary, interviews are requested.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Based on subject and score, all Math and English AP exams are accepted for credit and placement.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

3

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

99

3

American Literature

99

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

99

3

Biology

99

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

3

Chemistry

99

3

College Algebra

99

3

English Literature

99

3

French I

99

3

French II

99

3

German I

99

3

German II

99

3

History of United States I

99

3

History of United States II

99

3

Human Growth and Development

99

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

99

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

99

3

Introductory Business Law

99

3

Introductory Psychology

99

3

Introductory Sociology

99

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

99

3

Principles of Management

99

3

Principles of Marketing

99

3

Principles of Microeconomics

99

3

Spanish I

99

3

Spanish II

99

3

Western Civilization I

99

3

Western Civilization II

99

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of loans / jobs : 100.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Apr 15

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jul 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Jane Lysle

Financial aid office phone : (302) 225-6265

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $850.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

A variety of merit, need-based and endowed scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants with their GBC acceptance notification. Legacy Scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants whose parents or siblings are GBC alum.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Leadership

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$25,500.00

$25,500.00

$25,500.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$25,500.00

$25,500.00

$25,500.00

Room only:

$7,100.00

$10,040.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,050.00

$1,050.00

$1,050.00

Transportation expenses:

$750.00

$750.00

$750.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$35,400.00

$38,340.00

$28,300.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$35,400.00

$38,340.00

$28,300.00

Important cost information from the school: Room and board charge provided on the College Board website is for a student living in Leach Hall with associated meal plan. A student opting to live in another on-campus residence hall will be charged room and board accordingly. Contact the Goldey-Beacom College Residence Life Office for more information.

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Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 60

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 60

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 20.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 80.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Special Requirements

Consideration given to high school GPA, test scores, college major, difficulty of college curriculum, college GPA, and work experience.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $25,500.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,100.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,040.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $850.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 60

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser