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Study at Gaston College 

Gaston College is a fully accredited community college located in Dallas, North Carolina. It was granted a charter in 1963 by the State of North Carolina. Classes began in September of 1964. The college enrolls more than 5, 000 students each term. It also enrolls over 15, 000 students in continuing education programs. Gaston College is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. Gaston College offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. The college sponsors several clubs and organizations for the overall development of its students.

Profile of Gaston CollegeGaston is located in Dallas, NC (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Gaston is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in office and administration and education and teaching.

Gaston Selectivity

Gaston is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Student Enrolment

Gaston had 5, 718 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. The school reports its educational mission is:

"Gaston College, located in gaston and lincoln counties, is an open door, comprehensive, public community college that promotes lifelong learning and economic develoment through high quality educational programs and services. "

Gaston Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts204liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine102registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Medical administration98medical office management, medical transcription
Business and Management97accounting technology, MIS, business management, logistics, human resources, business and related services, operations management, business administration, . . .
Education and Teaching74early childhood Education
office and Administration73business support services, executive secretary, office management
Security and Law Enforcement58criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech
Mechanics and Repair53HVAC, automobile mechanics, industrial mechanics, industrial electronics tech
Medical Support and Technology41medical assistant, veterinary assistant, clinical and medical lab science, phlebotomy
Computer Science and Engineering29network management, information technology, information science, computer programming, computer engineering courses, systems analyst, computer and info science courses, computer applications programming
Engineering Technician27electronics tech, civil engineering tech, industrial tech, architectural engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, mechanical drafting, electromechanical instrument tech, engineering technician, . . .
Law25legal assistant, legal secretary, legal research
Production Trades24welding, machine shop assistant
Construction Trades15electrician
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9dietitian assistant, dietetics and clinical nutrition
Media0radio and TV tech, media studies
Engineering0industrial engineering
Family and Social Work0human development and family studies
Therapy and Counselling0massage therapy
Contact: GastonGaston College

201 Hwy 321 S

Dallas, NC 28034

General Phone: (704) 922-6200

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