Gallipolis Career College (Closed 2017)

1176 Jackson Pke, Suite 312
Gallipolis, OH 45631
  • In life's competitive field of action, it is most important that we are well prepared with basic and practical skills, techniques, and knowledge which will always insure our future, provide us with employment, enable us to rise with confidence and dignity to desirable social and economic levels, and give us solid security. Career college training provides these advantages. Gallipolis Career College's emphasis is on keeping pace with new knowledge and technologies that are being brought into our overall business and educational areas.
School Highlights
  • Gallipolis Career College serves 96 students (50% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • The nearest community college to Gallipolis Career College is Huntington Junior College (30.9 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Gallipolis Career College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty6 staff35 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Gallipolis Career College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Gallipolis Career College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment96 students734 students
Student:Teacher Ratio16:127:1
# Full-Time Students48 students450 students
# Part-Time Students48 students284 students
% White
Diversity Score0.000.44
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$17,000$30,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $12,050 is more than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,050 is more than the state average of $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$12,050$5,885
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,050$11,160
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)100%94%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$27,625$21,250
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$7,125$6,834
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The college was founded in 1962 under the name of Gallipolis Business College. Originally located on State Street in Gallipolis, the college was moved to 36 Locust Street in 1964. In 1978, it was moved to the Spring Valley Plaza, 1176 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis. In 1984, the college changed its name to Southeastern Business College. In January, 1990, Southeastern Business College was purchased by the Shirey Corporation. The college changed its name to Gallipolis Career College in October 1998. The Shirey Corporation is locally owned by Robert and Jeanette Shirey. At GCC, you will find an atmosphere conducive to learning. Our average student to teacher ratio is a low 11:1. That means individualized attention is available to all students. We also offer free tutoring to our students to ensure each one is able to reach his or her full potential. At Gallipolis Career College, we are dedicated to providing the most technologically advanced computer labs in the area. We are constantly surveying local businesses to find what skills we need to provide to produce the best employees possible. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and associate degrees and licensed by the State Board of Career Colleges and Schools to grant Associate Degrees.

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For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,885 per year for in-state students and $11,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,841 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.