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Study at Gainesville State College

Gainesville State College, also referred to as GSC, is a coeducational, public college located in Gainesville, Georgia, United States. It was established in 1964 and is part of the University System of Georgia. The College grants admission to more than 6, 000 students every year.

The departments and divisions at Gainsville State College include the following:

  • Art
  • Business
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • Humanities and FIne Arts
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Social Sciences
The sports teams of GSC are called the Lakers. The official mascot is Laker T. Goose. Students participate in basketball, power lifting, tennis, rugby, dodgeball, flag football, soccer, and volleyball.

Profile of Gainesville State College

Gainesville State is in Oakwood, GA. Oakwood is a small suburb. The school is a public institution. Gainesville State issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school stays focused on a few key Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at Gainesville State include liberal arts.

Gainesville State Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. People seek out Gainesville State, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 7, 474 students study at Gainesville State .

Student Life

Part-time study is common at the school.

Gainesville State Tuition and Affordability

In-state students appreciate the low tuition rate.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"GAINESVILLE STATE COLLEGE MISSION The mission of Gainesville State College is to provide broad access to quality higher education for the population of Northeast Georgia. In fulfilling its mission, the College furthers the well-being of its students through intellectual, social, and physical development. Central to the accomplishment of this mission is the liberal arts curriculum, which serves as a core for degree programs and/or as a transfer curriculum for those pursuing upper-division courses. Gainesville State College seeks to assure the success of its students and contribute to the quality of life in the surrounding communities through cooperative programs with high schools, technical colleges, and universities, as well as self-contained career advancement programs. The institution, with an emphasis on diversity, prepares students to function in a global society. The College also takes seriously its role as a service organization that responds to the economic and educational needs of the community and reaches out to the citizens of Northeast Georgia. By offering continuing education programs, public service activities, cultural enrichment experiences, and forums for public discussion, the College expands its tradition of service beyond its immediate Student Enrolment and into the community at large. "

Gainesville State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts528liberal arts and sciences, geography
Law24legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology14dental hygienist, medical lab tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and fitness
Security and Law Enforcement1fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering1computer networking
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1EMT paramedic

Contact: Gainesville State

Gainesville State College

3820 Mundy Mill Rd

Oakwood, GA 30566

General Phone: (678) 717-3639


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