Gemological Institute Of America New York

Overview of Gemological Institute Of America New York

Gemological Institute of America is located in New York, NY (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Gemological Institute of America is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in fine arts.

Gemological Institute of America Selectivity

Gemological Institute of America does not offer open admission.

Student Body

The school had 82 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The nonprofit Gemological Institute of America (GIA), established in 1931, is the world's foremost authority in gemology. GIA's mission is to ensure the public's trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science, and professionalism through education, research, laboratory services, and instrument development."

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Contacting Gemological Institute of America

Gemological Institute of America-New York
270 Madison Avenue 2nd Floor
New York , NY 10016-0601

Gemological Institute of America Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts254metal and jewelry

Number of programs and degrees for Gemological Institute of America in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year2541

Gemological Institute of America Student Body

In 2007-2008, Gemological Institute of America had a total enrollment of 82 students (175 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 58%
Women 42%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 13%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 44%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 11%
22-24 38%
25-29 26%
30-34 5%
35-39 7%
40-49 5%
50-64 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)41%
New York34%
New Jersey7%

Gemological Institute of America Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 85%

Gemological Institute of America Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Gemological Institute of America Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Gemological Institute of America Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Gemological Institute of America participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2231901)

Gemological Institute of America Degree Programs (2007)

Fine Arts
Metal and Jewelry Arts

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What Sets Gemological Institute of America Apart:

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