Galveston College

Tel: (409)944-1220
2,147 students
Public institution

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Galveston College creates accessible learning opportunities to fulfill individual and community needs by providing high-quality educational programs and services.
School Highlights:
Galveston College serves 2,147 students (29% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Galveston College is one of 3 community colleges within Galveston County, TX.
The nearest community college is College of the Mainland (13.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Galveston College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,147 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,147 students
1,287 students
Galveston College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
614 students
832 students
Galveston College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,533 students
1,021 students
Galveston College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Galveston College sch enrollment Galveston College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Galveston College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
29%
7%
Galveston College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
21%
12%
Galveston College Black (2006-2012)
% White
44%
66%
Galveston College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Galveston College sch ethnicity Galveston College sta ethnicity
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. 0.68 0.45
Galveston College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,260 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 59% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,150 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 79% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,260 $5,940
Galveston College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,150 $10,072
Galveston College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Galveston College has proven to be a progressive, dynamic institution of higher education known for its partnerships with businesses and organizations and its commitment to provide a quality learning environment that is student-focused. Its programs have consistently gained local, state, and national acclaim in areas that include health occupations programs, workforce development initiatives, NJCAA athletics, innovative fundraising, a hospitality institute and culinary arts, and special student services. For the opening of the College in September 1967, through the spring of 1970, the College occupied Moody Hall, a refurbished orphanage, as its only campus facility. The initial academic offerings were fairly broad in scope, while the occupational program was minimal but with strong offerings in vocational nursing, office occupations, engineering/drafting and law enforcement. During the period 1972-76, many new occupational programs were added, including offset printing, industrial engine mechanics, refrigeration mechanics, banking, fashion merchandising, office simulation, and a certificate program in hospital unit clerk training. Added to these was an academic program in cooperative education. In May 1977, the College opened its Fort Crockett campus at which some 600 students received course work in health care programs, fine arts, physical education and various other credit and adult educational offerings. Since 1977, the College has added courses in computer science, child development, human development, television and surgical technology. Also, a grant from the National Science Foundation has enabled mathematics and science instructors to employ the computer as an instructional tool.

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