Georgian Court Univeristy
Become your wildest dream.
Why Georgian Court?
Our graduates earn $10,000 more than expected 10 years after graduation.
More than 99% of our students receive generous financial aid.
We’ll help you become your best self.
GCU is a welcoming place for ALL students.
Learn and live our Mercy values of respect, justice, compassion, service, and integrity.
Our gorgeous campus is near the Jersey Shore and just an hour from NYC and Philly.
A life-altering college experience.
While a comprehensive liberal arts university in the Roman Catholic tradition, Georgian Court welcomes students from all religious, ethic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Here you’ll find a supportive learning environment. Vibrant student life. Small class sizes. Devoted faculty. A GCU experience is designed to develop you intellectually, physically, ethically, and spiritually so you’re ready for all of life’s opportunities and challenges.
Average Class Size
Division II Varsity Sports
Students Receiving Aid from GCU
Faculty holding doctorate or terminal degree
A transformative education expands possibility.
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. You’ll explore diverse perspectives. Discuss and debate. Think broadly and creatively. Learn experientially. Evaluate ideas and beliefs. Small classes and personalized attention transform you from student to scholar.
A fun and fulfilling experience beyond the books.
There’s no shortage of things to do after classes at GCU: recreational sports, 55+ clubs and organizations, campus ministry. Take a life-changing service trip or volunteer in the local community. GCU is just 10 miles from the Jersey Shore and an hour from New York and Philly. There’s never a dull moment when you’re engaged and involved.
Tuition & Aid
Great news. You can afford it.
What good is a college education if you’re still paying for it decades later? At Georgian Court, a life-altering college experience and affordability go hand in hand.
According to the national College Scorecard, GCU compares favorably in annual cost with private and public universities our enrolled students also applied to. In many cases, it’s even less. GCU is acknowledged for its value and social mobility by Money magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and the New York Times.
Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Some Form of Aid
Students Receiving Aid from GCU
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Average GCU Aid Package
Students Receiving Federal Aid
Up for a visit? You’ve got options.
Some places just have to be seen to be believed. 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 our students and counselors. Online or in person, GCU just might be your perfect fit.
Virtual One-on-One Session
Virtual Open House
Ready to Apply? It doesn’t get much easier than this.
No ACT, No SAT, No Application Fee
The college search process is stressful enough without a pandemic, so we’ve streamlined our admissions process. A Common Application and official high school transcript are all you need. Apply via the Common App. You’ve got this!