Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Goldey-Beacom College?
Goldey-Beacom College is
located in the Pike Creek Valley suburb of Wilmington, Delaware. Our safe,
suburban campus is 8 miles from the city of Wilmington, half an hour from
Philadelphia, and centrally located between New York City and Washington, DC.
The annual enrollment is
approximately 1,600 students including traditional day students, part- time
evening students and students in the masters programs. GBC students come
from 19 states and over 60 nations.
What majors does Goldey-Beacom College offer?
Goldey-Beacom College offers bachelor
degrees in psychology, criminal justice, English, economics, and all areas of
business. Business students may also choose associate or masters degrees. Students can select from such majors or concentrations as Accounting,
Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Human Resource
Management, Marketing, Information Technology, Sports Management,
Health Care Management, Legal Studies, Organizational Psychology, and International
Business, to name a few.
programs are offered?
are the requirements to be admitted to GBC?
Every application for admission
is reviewed individually. The flexible admissions evaluation at GBC is an academic review.
Consideration is given to grade point average, test scores, and class rank, but
personal growth, improvement and motivation are also considered in determining
What is the
average class size?
Class sizes vary from freshman
to senior year, but unlike other colleges and universities, Goldey-Beacom has no
lecture halls that hold hundreds of students. Even the most popular classes at
GBC seldom have more than 45 to
kind of help is available for students?
The College operates the
Academic Resource Center staffed by professional and peer tutors who assist
students in areas such as English, mathematics and computers. In addition, each
faculty member is expected to maintain 15 office hours per week to be available
to help students.
Through the Office of Career
Services, students can find a myriad of internship opportunities to get a head
start in their careers. Each year we sponsor an on-campus internship fair
designed to match companies with students who are seeking internship
experience. Over the past several years students have secured internships at
sites as varied as Bank of America and Delaware Today magazine.
help me find a job while in school or upon graduation?
The Office of Career Services
assists students and graduates in securing full and part time positions. The
staff of Career Services maintains a library of current job opening, arranges
on-campus recruitment, assists students in resume preparation, coordinates two
on-campus Career Fairs each year and can assist students with College Central,
the Collegeís online career and placement service. Over the past 10 years, the
College has recorded a placement rate for its graduates exceeding 90%
within weeks of graduation.
Is financial aid available for all students?
never be a barrier to
enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College. Scholarships, aid, or
grant money is available for almost every student. We can
work with you to make a Goldey-Beacom College education affordable. Weíll show you how reasonable quality education can be! New students
should contact us today at (302) 225-6248 to discuss financial aid and
begin an education at Goldey-Beacom College.
Goldey-Beacom College have a sports program?
Goldey-Beacom is a member of
the NCAA, competing at Division II level in all sports including: Menís and
Womenís soccer, Menís and Womenís basketball, Menís and Womenís cross country,
Womenís softball and volleyball, Menís golf and Women's tennis. As a Division II program,
students who participate may be eligible for athletic scholarships.
Goldey-Beacom College have residence halls available for all students?
Goldey-Beacom maintains four
residence halls for students who choose to live on campus. All of the residence
halls are garden-style apartments that house 4 or 5 students. Most apartments
have 2 bedrooms, living area, kitchen, and 1 1/2 or 2 bathrooms. All apartments
are fully furnished, air-conditioned, include all utilities, and have internet
access through the Collegeís wireless network.
First, and foremost,
Goldey-Beacom provides a high level of personalized attention. We are a school
where you get to know people Ė and they get to know you! In addition, our
career focus assures our students that they will be well-prepared to enter
the workforce upon graduation.
Does GBC have a non-discrimination policy?
Absolutely Ė Goldey-Beacom
College is committed to assuring equal opportunity to all persons and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation,
ancestry, national origin, age handicap, or veteran status in its educational
programs, activities. admissions, or employment practices as required by
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable
statutes. Inquiries concerning Title IX, Section 504 compliance and
information regarding campus accessibility and Title VI should be referred to
the Office of Human Resources at email@example.com.
Where can I
find more information about Goldey-Beacom College?