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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.

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Academics

Transforming
Students into
Scholars.

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Our Holistic Approach To Education
Means Developing The Whole You:
Mind, Body, And Soul.

WHAT SETS GCU APART

What sets a Georgian Court education apart is an unwavering commitment to your total development—intellectually, ethically, physically, and spiritually—in the Mercy Catholic tradition. More students turn to Georgian Court University for the following advantages:

  • Small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1—and zero classes with more than 50 students
  • Personalized education with all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants
  • A unique college experience guided by the core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service

Since our inception in 1908, GCU has evolved to offer a wide variety of academic programs designed for today’s world. Explore our programs, find what interests you, and set your bar high. This is your life, and your chance to make a difference.

BEST REGIONAL UNIVERSITY

U.S. News & World Report ranks GCU at #11 in New Jersey for Regional Universities North

HIGH SOCIAL MOBILITY

GCU has been cited as a “top performer” for social mobility, meaning we help drive the lifelong success of our students

27%

Of GCU graduates placed in the top 20% for income by age 34

$57,250

Is the average starting salary of a GCU grad

13:1

Is our student-to-teacher ratio, so your teachers will have the time and focus to help you succeed

20%

Of GCU grads moved up two or more quintiles in income by age 34

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Undergraduate
Programs

Yes, you’ll find classic programs such as accounting, finance, political science, and biology at GCU. But you’ll also find majors in growing fields like cybercrime, digital design, psychiatric rehabilitation, and sustainability.

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Graduate
Programs

Our graduate-level courses of study are designed to expand your mind and open doors career-wise. Find out what your options are, and take your education to the next level.

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EVENING
PROGRAMS

Whether you’re a high school student looking to get ahead, a professional pursuing a certificate, or a graduate student, these programs can accommodate your busy schedule.

Schools

Four Schools That Support Your Education

School of Arts and Sciences

Experience learning opportunities in the humanities, visual and performing arts, natural sciences, social sciences, and mathematics, preparing you for a thriving career in a field you love.

School of Business and Digital Media

Engage in a rapidly changing world through hands-on development and leadership opportunities, and career exploration through experiential immersion.

GCU Nursing Student

Hackensack-Meridian Health School of Nursing

Learn the fundamentals from professors who have served in the field. Our programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the New Jersey Board of Nursing.

School of Education

Our small class sizes and individualized mentoring enable you to develop skills and tailor them to the career of your choice, through undergraduate, graduate,and certificate programs.
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SMALL FEEL,

BIG VALUE

Set on 156 acres in Lakewood, New Jersey, Georgian Court offers learning in a more personal environment. Here, there are no classes with more than 50 students. Faculty are plentiful and are fully engaged in promoting the success of every student. Our community includes more than 1,600 undergraduate students and close to 600 graduate students.

University Honors

Interested in taking your education to a higher level? Then look into our university or department honors programs. You’ll join your professors in important research, from examining invasive plant species and studying the use of Narcan to fight the opioid crisis to conducting multicultural research in Italy through the Psychology Scholars Program. Excel and you can also become part of GCU’s 20+ academic honor society chapters.

Study Abroad

The global education program at GCU gives you a deeper understanding of other cultures and their values. While studying abroad, you’ll develop knowledge, understanding, and skills related to your academic discipline. As you immerse yourself in another country and its culture, you’ll also cultivate career connections. Opportunities include global virtual internships, faculty-led study abroad programs, January programs abroad, semester programs abroad, summer programs abroad, and service abroad.

IMPACTFUL

RESEARCH

Across the university, GCU students work with faculty members to conduct research that has an impact on our community and our world.

SUPPORTING

SUCCESS

Many college students need extra support at some point during their college years. We’ve got you covered. GCU is here for you, with specialized services that keep you moving forward. These include:

Other Programs and Partnerships

Along with our on-campus offerings, GCU works in partnership with other locations to bring students additional educational opportunities. Finish college, work toward a specialized master’s degree, or enrich your career with noncredit and certificate programs.

GCU@HAZLET

GCU@ROWAN COLLEGE OF SOUTH JERSEY

GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

ONLINE PROGRAMS

NONCREDIT AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

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IMAGINE YOUR FUTURE AT

GEORGIAN COURT

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Accreditations

Georgian Court is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. We’re also licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. In January 2020, GCU received certification that it effectively meets the conditions for continuing sponsorship within the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.

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