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Profile of Gordon College

Gordon is in Wenham, MA. Wenham is a large suburb. The school is classified as a Interdenominational college. Gordon is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Gordon offers many Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at the school include music, mathematics, media, drama and performing arts, and liberal arts.

Gordon Selectivity

Not all applicants to Gordon are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 650 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 520 to 630 in 2007.

Faculty

The most successful professors at Gordon are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 1, 648 students study at Gordon .

Student Life

Very few students at the school attend part-time. Gordon offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Gordon can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Commonwealth Coast Conference athletics.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Gordon College strives to graduate men and women distinguished by intellectual maturity and Christian character, committed to a lifestyle of servanthood and prepared for leadership roles in their homes, workplaces, churches and communities worldwide. To that end, Gordon College, a Christian community of the liberal arts, remains dedicated to: The historic, evangelical, biblical faith; Education, not theological indoctrination; Scholarship which is integrally Christian; Institutional and individual lifestyles guided by the teaching of Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit; offering a wide range of study and service opportunities; Reflecting, both in programs and people, the rich mosaic of the body of Christ; Maturing its students in all dimensions of human development: physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual; Applying biblical principles to society and culture. "

Gordon Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts128English, history, political science, Spanish language, sociology, international relations, economics, French language, . . .
Religion and Philosophy43Christian studies, youth ministry, philosophy, theology
Business and Management37business management, accounting, finance
Therapy and Counselling36psychology
Science36biology, exercise physiology, physics, chemistry, conservation biology
Media35communication studies, journalism
Education and Teaching29music teaching, curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, educational administration, early childhood education, middle school teaching, special ed
Family and Social Work21social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation studies
Music9music performance, music
Art Studies8art studies
Computer Science and Engineering6computer science
Mathematics6mathematics
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Medicine1public health, neuroscience

Contact: Gordon

Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd

Wenham, MA 01984

General Phone: (978) 927-2300

http://www.gordon.edu

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