Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University is located in Lakewood, New Jersey, United States. It was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the year 1908. Georgian Court University was granted university status by the New Jersey Commission of Higher Education in 2004. The university offers students more than 30 academic majors through its colleges, which are:

  • University College
  • Women's College

There are four schools under each of the university's two colleges. They are:

  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Sciences and Mathematics

Georgian Court University's athletic teams are known as the Lions. The university's students participate in sports such as basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, track and field, softball, and volleyball.

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Contacting Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Ave
Lakewood , NJ 08701-2697
General Phone: (732) 987-2200

Georgian Court University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management144business management, accounting, international business
Liberal Arts141Spanish language, English, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, history
Therapy and Counseling108psychology, counseling psychology
Education and Teaching97education, educational supervision, instructional media design, special ed, elementary school teaching
Science30biology, biochemistry, natural sciences, chemistry, physics
Art Studies21art studies
Family and Social Work11social work
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and safety
Medicine9health professions
Religion and Philosophy9religion, theology
Media4media studies
Computer Science and Engineering2computer support
Fine Arts2art history and criticism
Medical Support and Technology2health diagnostic professions

Number of programs and degrees for Georgian Court University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree40826
Master's degree18610
Postbaccalaureate certificate102
Post-master's certificate21
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years32

Georgian Court University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Georgian Court University had a total enrollment of 3,045 students (2,310 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 1%
Women 99%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 62%
Graduate 38%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 5%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 18%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 13%
20-21 12%
22-24 20%
25-29 19%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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

New Jersey95%
New York3%

Georgian Court University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 100 %

Georgian Court University Room and Board (2007)

Georgian Court University offers campus housing for 452 of its 2,310 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Georgian Court University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Georgian Court University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,360
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,360
Room and board $ 9,112
Room charge $ 5,467
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,645
Books and supplies $ 1,250
Other expenses $ 4,000

Financial Aid:
Georgian Court University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 260800)

Georgian Court University Faculty

Georgian Court University has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$83,74320$79,135
Associate professoracademic year8$67,91513$65,281
Assistant professoracademic year19$52,68230$54,635
Instructoracademic year1*3$43,667
All faculty totalacademic year37$63,32266$63,658

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Georgian Court University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Track Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports04343

Georgian Court University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Natural Sciences
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Georgian Court University Apart:

Female % of student body
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Top 6%Georgian Court University % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 13%Georgian Court University % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in art studies
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Top 17%Georgian Court University % of degrees in art studies
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%Georgian Court University Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Georgian Court University % students 40 years or older

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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