Gainesville State College

Tel: (678)717-3555
Public institution
  • Gainesville State College, a University System of Georgia two-year institution, was established in 1964. Serving Northeast Georgia, Gainesville State College is a non-residential and co-educational institution. The main campus, located six miles southwest of downtown Gainesville and 45 miles northeast of Atlanta, is easily accessible from I-985, Exit 16. The Oconee Campus is located on Bishop Farms Parkway in Watkinsville.
School Highlights
Gainesville State College is one of 2 community colleges within Hall County, GA.
The nearest community college is Lanier Technical College (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

College Gainesville State College (GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
% Unknown races
100%
10%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.00 0.65

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,161 is more than the state average of $2,378.
The public out-state tuition of $9,295 is more than the state average of $4,300.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,161 $2,378
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,295 $4,300
SAT Total Avg. 1,425
1,390
SAT Reading 475
470
SAT Math 485
455
SAT Writing 465
465
ACT Total Avg. 66
61
ACT Composite 20
18
ACT English 19
18
ACT Math 20
18
ACT Writing 7
7
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Gainesville State College is a premier institution in the University System of Georgia. On our two campuses, Gainesville and Oconee, we provide a welcoming and nurturing environment that focuses on student success. In addition to our strong academic programs, the College provides a full array of extracurricular activities and opportunities for leadership development that lead to our students' personal and social development. Gainesville State College offers courses leading to the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as several certificate programs. Ninety percent of Gainesville State College students are in programs that are transferable to four-year colleges and universities. The 150 acre main campus consists of 12 buildings including its most recent addition, the Science, Engineering and Technology building that is considered to be one of the top ranked teaching facilities in the state. Recreational facilities include a rustic walking/exercise trail, biking trail, track, tennis courts and gymnasium with an Olympic-size pool and newly enhanced fitness center. Gainesville State College integrates academic with extracurricular activities to emphasize development of the "whole person." Students can enjoy the "total college experience" by participating in student activities, intramurals, clubs and organizations, bands, chorus, student publications, cultural affairs programs, personalities and speakers, fine arts offerings, extended orientation, and international-intercultural studies programs.

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,378 per year for in-state students and $4,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,896 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.