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FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

DISCOVER
YOUR FULL
POTENTIAL

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EXPLORE YOUR UNIQUE GIFTS AND BECOME A CITIZEN OF THE WORLD AT GEORGIAN COURT.

Expand your potential

WHERE HEART AND INTELLECT MEET

GCU provides first-year students with countless opportunities to learn, lead, play, work, and serve. You’ll find yourself in a supportive, diverse community of go-getters. Our forward-thinking liberal arts education gives you plenty of options to pursue your passions.

Rooted in the Sisters of Mercy core values of compassion, integrity, justice, respect, and service, GCU is like no other university in New Jersey. Our dedicated professors foster your intellectual curiosity while feeding your sense of purpose. Our many clubs and organizations, Division II athletic teams, academic support services, and study abroad experiences equip you to graduate ready to make a positive contribution in the world.

72%

Female; 28% Male (Undergraduate)

26

States
Represented

39%

First-generation College Students

41%

Pell Grant–eligible Students

53%

Roman Catholic
Students

276

Student-athletes Participate in 14 NCAA Division II Teams
The faculty was knowledgeable and so caring toward each student. They went out of their way to be sure everyone felt comfortable in every subject. They tried their best so no one would get left behind.
Amanda Spengler
AMANDA SPENGLER '15
Nursing major

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.
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Committed community
We’re here to help you become your best self with committed faculty and academic support services.
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Diversity

48% of GCU students are classified as “socioeconomically diverse.”

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Values-based education
Learn and live our Mercy values of respect, justice, compassion, service, and integrity.
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Campus & location
Our campus—a place of spectacular beauty—is located near the Jersey Shore just an hour from NYC and Philly.
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AN AFFORDABLE

EDUCATION

At Georgian Court, more than 99% of students receive some sort of financial aid, whether it’s in the form of scholarships, grants, or loans. We invest in our students and believe everyone should be able to attend college. Yasmin Amaro-Garcia, a nursing major at Georgian Court, offers some great advice to prospective students: “The lesson I quickly learned was to take that initiative of seeking out on-campus employment, scholarships, and grants offered within the university, as well as within the community. And if loans were necessary, I also learned to become fully educated on what I was agreeing to, to minimize the risks of carrying loans for an extensive period.” Find out how financial aid at GCU can make your college education more accessible and affordable.

See How Our Costs Compare

Georgian Court’s costs compare very favorably with the private and public universities our students also applied to. Data from CollegeScorecard.ed.gov.

Annual cost to attend

HOLISTIC, HANDS-ON

ACADEMICS

A Georgian Court education is rooted in the intellectual and spiritual heritage of our Mercy tradition, which encourages intellectual inquiry, moral analysis, and social dialogue. Here, you can choose any of 30+ majors while participating in a high-quality, faith-based education. You’ll explore diverse perspectives. Discuss and debate. Think broadly and creatively. Learn experientially and evaluate ideas and beliefs, as small classes and personalized attention transform you from student to scholar.

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Most Popular Programs

OUR MOST POPULAR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS ARE BIOLOGY, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, EDUCATION, NURSING, PSYCHOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK.

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ONLINE
PROGRAMS

Georgian Court’s affordable online options bring the campus to you, making it easy to help you take the next step in your education.

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EVENING
PROGRAMS

A bachelor’s degree can give you career success, but how can you earn one when you have to work? GCU’s evening programs can help you achieve your dream.

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VIBRANT

STUDENT LIFE

Some of the best times of your life take place during college. The more you get involved, the happier those years will be. So go all-in. Join clubs, volunteer for causes, and get out there and meet new friends. Plan an excursion to Philly or New York. GCU is an excellent school for academics—and for learning about who you are.

Meet Your

Admissions Team

As a first-year student, you may have a lot of questions about applying to and enrolling at GCU. Our admissions team is here to guide you. Call on your team to get help with the application process, connect to a financial aid counselor, and answer all your questions.

Priscilla Alicea

Priscilla Alicea

Hablo Español
Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions
cnyvprn@trbetvna.rqh
(732) 987-2745
Carlos Cano

Carlos Cano

Hablo Español
Director of Admission Communications & Marketing
ppnab@trbetvna.rqh
(732) 228-1185
David Hamilton

David Hamilton ’18, M.ED ‘20

Admission Counselor
qunzvygba@trbetvna.rqh
(732) 987-2733
Rebecca Maurer

Rebecca Maurer

Admission Counselor for Undergraduate Admissions
eznhere@trbetvna.rqh
(732) 334-7957
Tracy McCarthy

Tracy McCarthy

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission
gzppnegul@trbetvna.rqh
(732) 987-2759
Grant Tokarski

Grant Tokarski

Admission Counselor for Undergraduate Admissions
tgbxnefxv@trbetvna.rqh
(732) 987-2769
Admissions Events

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ALL UPCOMING ADMISSIONS EVENTS

Get the full picture of our admissions events, and then make your plans to tour GCU virtually, live, or both. As a student or parent, you’ll get an overview of the world-class academics, beautiful campus, and values-based approach that is uniquely Georgian Court.

Georgian Court University Open House

OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Join us on Saturday, October 29 in the Lion’s Den and get to know your Georgian Court family, interact with students and counselors, ask questions, and explore our campus.

IMAGINE YOUR FUTURE AT

GEORGIAN COURT

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