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Gordon College

Gordon College

Check whether Gordon College is right for you as an international student.

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Wenham, USA
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Study abroad at Gordon College

Gordon College is an outstanding nationally ranked liberal arts institution based in Wenham, just north of the educational hub of Boston, USA.

The College retains its roots in the Christian faith and a strong residential community, and a fantastic location right near the shoreline of Cape Ann.

There are more than 90 areas of study you can choose from at Gordon, including graduate programs with more than 25 unique tracks. The College houses many centers and institutes, including the Association of Christian Economists, the Barrington Center for the Arts, and the Center for Faith and Inquiry.

With more than 140 different student clubs and organizations available, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to become a part of the campus community. Gordon College athletics teams are known as the ‘Fighting Scots’, and compete in the NCAA Division III in a variety of sports.

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Why study at Gordon College?

  • Safe campus

    Gordon College has one of the safest campuses in Massachusetts

  • Great location

    Gordon’s campus is only 25 miles away from Boston, and close to the ocean

  • Student staff ratio

    A student to staff ratio of just 10:1 means you’ll get individual attention from your instructors

Life as an international student

Gordon is a home away from home for international students coming from all over the world. It is a place where you can study with world-class faculty and explore your individual callings under the mentorship of experienced staff and alumni.

The International Student Services Staff (ISSF) are committed to providing academic, emotional, and spiritual support. The whole campus embraces international students with genuine care. Students have been invited by cabinet members, faculty, and staff to their homes for Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations.

Gordon's student-run International Student Organization (ISO) brings international students together through fellowship groups, fun events, and mentoring opportunities. On-campus accommodation is available to all international students and is a great way to settle into life at Gordon College.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Sauna / Steam Rooms
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Cafe’s 4
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Transport
    • Car Rental
    • Campus parking
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 140
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition - $25,250 / year

R. Judson Carlberg Global Scholarship

  • The A. J. Gordon Scholarship for an R. Judson Carlberg Global I Recipient $13,500 per year* / $54,000 over four years

  • The A. J. Gordon Scholarship for an R. Judson Carlberg II Recipient $11,500 per year* / $46,000 over four years

*This scholarship amount reflects the A. J. Gordon and merit-based scholarship. This can be stacked with other Gordon scholarships.

This longstanding four-year scholars program named for our founder tailors individual academic and personal development for emerging scholars and leaders, reflecting the foundations in earnest learning and faith demonstrated by Dr A. J. Gordon himself. The A. J. Gordon Scholarship is awarded to 20 first-year applicants each year.

David Franz Global Scholarship

Gordon awards merit-based scholarships based on academic achievement and excellence. These can be renewed annually, as long as you consistently meet grade point average (GPA) requirements.

$8,000 per year / $32,000 over four years

Global Honors Scholarship

$19,000 per year / $76,000 over four years (Replaces all other Gordon aid)

Gordon's flagship four-year scholarship program seeks to enrich student’s faith, promote intellectual maturity, and strengthen leadership capabilities. The Global Honors Scholarship is awarded to 12 first-year applicants each year.

Music Leadership Award

  • $5,000 per year ($20,000 over four years)

The Department of Music awards this signature scholarship to music majors who demonstrate exceptional musical abilities, and who exhibit the potential for musical leadership and service in their field.


Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA 01984, United States

Gordon’s location means you can experience the beauty of New England on the ocean, with proximity to some of the US’s most important cities, including Boston and New York.

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Visa requirements for Gordon College

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements