Galveston College

Galveston, TX 77550

Galveston College (GC) is located in Galveston, Texas. GC was established in 1967 and it now serves around 2400 students. Students can pursue several types of associate’s degrees and certificates at GC. The school has also become well known for being a provider of workforce development training. Whether students are looking for new career opportunities or to further develop their skills, this school will be able to help. GC is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges.

The GC nursing program is one of the most sought-after programs at GC and many students sign up for these courses each year. Students will be able to enjoy the associate’s degree nursing program, the vocational nursing program, and the special transition to ADN program designed for current LVNs who wish to become RNs. This nursing program will teach students everything they need to know to succeed as professional nurses. Both theory and clinical courses are a part of the curriculum. The nursing program is fully approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing. The associate’s degree in nursing program is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Nursing in Education (ACEN).


Campus LocaleFringe Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 38
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 19
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 84%
  • NCLEX-PN: 84.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$72/credit
In State Students$92/credit
Out of State Students$157/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,240 $4,140 $7,065
ADN 70 $5,040 $6,440 $10,990
BSN 125 $9,000 $11,500 $19,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 78% of Galveston College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 43% $4,654
Other Federal Grant 4% $400
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $823
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 36% $1,694
Federal Student Loans 8% $4,635
Private Loans 1% $1,800


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,609
$30,001 to $48,000$3,139
$48,001 to $75,000$4,321
$75,001 to $110,000$7,501
Over $110,000$8,219

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

ACE Scholarship Program

Annual awards for residents of Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, or Roberts counties, Texas who are graduating high school seniors and will be enrolling in a college/university ...

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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McKesson Scholarships

This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and ...

The Marsh Minority Scholarship

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The Jack & Rita Allen Endowed Scholarship Fund for Frank Phillips College Allen Campus

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Hansford, Libscomb, Ochiltree or Roberts Counties in Texas, who will attend Frank Phillips College Allen campus (may attend the Borger ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Galveston College
4015 Ave Q
Galveston, TX 77550

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