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Gordon College Wenham

Overview of Gordon College Wenham

Gordon can be found in Wenham, MA (a large suburb). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Interdenominational school. Gordon is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Gordon offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at the school are in drama and performing arts, liberal arts, mathematics, media, music.

Gordon Selectivity

Gordon does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 530 or lower in 2007-2008 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 520 to 620, but ranged both higher and lower.

Faculty

A tenure system is one way Gordon works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 1,648 students were enrolled in Gordon.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Gordon. The school offers students meal plans. Gordon student athletes compete in Commonwealth Coast Conference, Commonwealth Coast Conference, Commonwealth Coast Conference competitions.

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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Programs
Some campuses offers specific programs
Disability Studies
Computer Science
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Linguistics
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Exercise Physiology
Mathematics, General
Sustainability Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Christian Studies
Youth Ministry
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
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Accreditations

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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