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Georgian Court Univeristy


Become your wildest dream.

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When you expand your sense of what is possible, you’ll not only reach your potential but redefine what that is, becoming the best version of yourself. At Georgian Court, we’ll help you do just that. Our goal is to prepare you for both a rewarding career and a meaningful life as an engaged citizen. We’re confident you’ll change the world for the better.

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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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More than 98% of our students receive generous financial aid.

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Committed Community

We’ll help you become your best self.

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GCU is a welcoming place for ALL students.

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Values-based Education

Learn and live our Mercy values of respect, justice, compassion, service, and integrity.

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Our gorgeous campus is near the Jersey Shore and just an hour from NYC and Philly.

The New York Times Top 20% Overall Mobility
U.S. News & World Report Top Performer For Social Mobility
Named To Transfer Honor Roll Phi Theta Kappa

About GCU

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.


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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.

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There are no words to describe how great a track they've put me on. I couldn't have asked for a better experience.

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Student Life

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.

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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.

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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 114-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.

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Campus Tours

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Information Sessions

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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, 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!

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