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Georgian Court is conducting in-person classes as scheduled. Following CDC guidance, face coverings are required indoors and health precautions are in place in terms of cleaning and ventilation. Beginning in the Fall 2021 semester, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for resident students before check-in and all other students are required to be vaccinated by October 1, 2021. All faculty and staff are strongly advised to get vaccinated.

Please regularly check GCU e-mails and https://georgian.edu/health-services/coronavirus/ for the most up-to-date information. Download the CampusClear app, which must be completed every day that you are on campus.

Welcome to Georgian Court

Fall
Open
House

Georgian Court University Open House

As soon as you step on campus, you’ll know there’s something special about Georgian Court University. There’s a certain energy and enthusiasm that you feel when you meet current students and talk to faculty. It’s real. It’s unforgettable. Join us Saturday, October 30.

A TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION

EXPANDS POSSIBILITY

Don’t hold back: Envision the ultimate you, years from now. It can all start here at Georgian Court University. This is the place where you’ll pivot from being a student to changing the world for the better. It’s where you’ll lay the groundwork for a rewarding career and meaningful life as an engaged citizen. You’ll meet forever friends, learn from stellar teachers, and never, ever feel lost in a crowd.

Set on a beautiful campus in Lakewood, New Jersey, GCU is a tight-knit Catholic university founded on the values of the Sisters of Mercy. Here, you’ll get personalized attention in a supportive community that prepares you to take on whatever comes your way. And even though we’re a smaller school, we dream big. GCU is dedicated to being affordable for all types of students, and we’re acknowledged for value and social mobility by Money magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and the New York Times.

Why
Georgian
Court?

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Strong outcomes
Our graduates earn $10,000 more than expected 10 years after graduation.
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Affordability
More than 99% of our students receive generous financial aid.
Committed community
We’re here to help you become your best self with committed faculty and academic support services.
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Diversity
GCU is a welcoming place for all students, regardless of their background.
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Values-based education
Live and learn in a community guided by the Mercy values of respect, justice, compassion, service, and integrity.
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Location
Our beautiful campus is near the Jersey Shore and just an hour from NYC and Philly.
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PROSPECTIVE
STUDENTS

Why choose Georgian Court? On this one-of-a-kind campus, you’ll get the personalized guidance, opportunity, and encouragement you need to succeed. Learn more about admission to this unique, values-based university.

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ACCEPTED
STUDENTS

Congrats, future Lion! You’ve worked hard, and it’s paying off! Learn more about your future at Georgian Court by getting to know the details on financial aid, student orientation, moving in, GCU’s residence halls, campus dining, and more.

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PARENTS AND
COUNSELORS

We’re here to help you support your student in their college search. Learn more about affordability, upcoming admissions events, and all the advantages of choosing Georgian Court University.

The GCU Experience

A LIFE-ALTERING COLLEGE EXPERIENCE.

Georgian Court is rooted in Catholic values—but our students come from all religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Here you’ll find a supportive learning environment, a vibrant student life, and small classes that are taught by teachers, not assistants. The entire experience is designed to develop you intellectually, physically, ethically, and spiritually, so that you’re ready for all of life’s opportunities and challenges.

1,793

Undergraduate
Students

37

Majors
Offered

13

Average
Class Size

14

Division II
Varsity Sports

90%

Students Receiving
Aid from GCU

$57,250

Average Starting
Salary
For a small school, Georgian Court has a strong science program. As a biology major with close relationships with my professors, I had a lot of support when applying for internships and jobs.
Brint Barker
BRINT BARKER ’20
Biology major

FIND YOUR PROGRAM.

FUEL YOUR PASSION.

GCU has more than 30 undergraduate programs, 10 graduate programs, and a variety of certificate programs for working professionals looking to advance their careers. GCU is composed of four schools that serve our undergraduate and graduate students: School of Arts & Sciences, School of Business & Digital Media, School of Education, and the Georgian Court-Hackensack Meridian Health School of Nursing.

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OUR LEGACY

Graduating Scholars, Advocates, Visionaries, Changemakers, Truth Seekers, Humanitarians, And Challengers Of The Status Quo Since 1908.

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DO MORE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM.

Fourteen NCAA II varsity sports. More than 40 clubs and organizations. A huge wellness center, beautiful campus grounds to explore, and a location that’s just a short drive from New York, Philly, and the Jersey Shore. Georgian Court is a great place to learn, but other exciting experiences await you, too.
You can further your studies by joining a group with an academic focus. Volunteer in the community and make an impact. Join the campus ministry for special events. Cheer on the GCU Lions to victory. Or head off campus to explore a town filled with lakes, hometown eateries, and stunning natural landscapes.
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COLLEGE COSTS

GEORGIAN COURT MAKES

EXCELLENCE AFFORDABLE

See How Our Costs Compare

Georgian Court is a small, private college. But when you consider the amount of financial aid awarded here, we’re comparable to public state institutions when it comes to tuition. For example, in 2019, the average cost of attendance at GCU was $22,234. See how we compare to other schools our students often apply to.
HOW WOULD YOU
LIKE TO VISIT US?

Some places just have to be seen to be believed, whether it’s virtually or in person. Georgian Court is one of those places. Located in Lakewood, New Jersey, our 156-acre campus features a historic grand mansion and formal gardens, and sits on the north shore of Lake Carasaljo.

Take a tour. Meet us online or in person. It could be love at first sight.

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In-Person
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1-on-1
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JOIN US FOR

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Start following GCU and get to know what it’s like here. Lots of our students are active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and we have lots of videos posted on YouTube. It’s a great way to see what’s going on!

IMAGINE YOUR FUTURE AT

GEORGIAN COURT

LEARN HOW TO APPLY

We make applying easy. Get all the details on what you need to start your journey at GCU.

Visit Us

Seeing is believing. Take a look at our campus by driving, walking, or exploring our virtual tour.

GET MORE INFORMATION

Reach out to us and learn more about all GCU has to offer you.

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