Goldey–Beacom College

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Goldey–Beacom College
Goldey-Beacom College seal.jpg
Type4-year, Private not-for-profit
Established1886
PresidentColleen Perry Keith, Ph.D.
Academic staff
54
Undergraduates633
Postgraduates1719
Location, ,
Campussuburban 24 acres (97,000 m2)
ColorsBlue and Gold          
AthleticsNCAA Division II
NicknameLightning
AffiliationsCACC
Sports13 Varsity Teams
MascotStrike
Websitewww.gbc.edu

Goldey–Beacom College is a private college in Pike Creek Valley, Delaware. Its setting is suburban with the campus size of 24 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar and the college is authorized to award certificates/diplomas, associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.[1] It has a community with a global perspective, with alumni from 65 nations and 28 states of the United States.[2]

Goldey–Beacom College is unranked in the U.S. News & World Report academic rankings. In addition, the Lightning ranked 224th in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup.[3] Goldey-Beacom was one of four schools from the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference to be named in the rankings.[4]

Campus[edit]

  • The campus has an area of 24 acres (97,000 m²), consisting of four apartment-style residence halls, Fulmer Center (home to classrooms and administrative offices), athletic fields and the Joseph West Jones Center (housing the library, gymnasium, fitness center, cafe, chapel and bookstore).

Academics[edit]

The college awards graduate and undergraduate degrees in a number of disciplines including economics, psychology, computer information systems and business. It also offers graduate degrees in business and finance.

Accreditation[edit]

Goldey-Beacom is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1976 to award degrees through the doctoral level.[5] It is also accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Athletics[edit]

The college competes at NCAA Division II level in all sports as a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. Men's sports include: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and track & field. Women's sports include: basketball, cross country, softball, soccer, tennis, volleyball and track & field. The college has won 11 CACC titles, competed in 11 NCAA Tournaments and produced five CoSIDA Academic All-Americas.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goldey Beacom College". USnews.com.
  2. ^ "National center for educational statistics". http://nces.ed.gov. External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Goldey-Beacom College Ranks Among Nation's Best in NCSA Power Rankings". ncsasports.org.
  4. ^ "Lightning Ranked 92nd in 10th Annual Study". GBC Sports Information and Communications. Archived from the original on 2013-01-24. Retrieved 10/8/2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Institution Directory". http://www.msche.org. External link in |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ http://gbcathletics.com/sports/2015/6/15/GEN_0615154823.aspx

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°44′31.3″N 75°41′22.3″W / 39.742028°N 75.689528°W / 39.742028; -75.689528