Galveston College opened its doors in September 1967 as a comprehensive community college located on Galveston Island, just 50 miles south of Houston, Texas.\\Galveston College provides the citizens of Galvesto...
Galveston College opened its doors in September 1967 as a comprehensive community college located on Galveston Island, just 50 miles south of Houston, Texas.\\Galveston College provides the citizens of Galveston Island and surrounding region with academic, workforce development, continuing education, and community service programs. The College serves approximately 2,300 students each semester in credit programs and nearly 5,000 individuals annually in continuing education programs. Galveston College has proven to be a progressive, dynamic institution of higher education known for its partnerships with businesses and organizations and its commitment to provide a quality learning environment that is student-focused.\\Galveston College programs have consistently gained local, state, and national acclaim in areas that include health occupations programs, workforce development initiatives, NJCAA athletics, innovative fundraising, culinary arts, and special student services. The College is fiscally sound and strongly supported by local citizens who have come to recognize Galveston College as an integral part of the growth and prosperity for the community.\\We welcome you to explore all of the very diverse educational opportunities that Galveston College has to offer!
Galveston College offers comprehensive training and academics for
students with various interest areas and from all backgrounds and
Located on Galveston Island, approximately one hour outside of Houston,
Galveston’s associate degree programs encompass the arts and humanities,
sciences, business and technology, computer sciences, culinary arts,
hospitality and medical careers.
Admission to Galveston is open to all students who have a diploma or GED.
However, those who do not meet this qualification may register at
Galveston for developmental classes before enrolling in credit programs.
In keeping with its commitment to offering diverse programs to a diverse
student body, Galveston also offers comprehensive training and classes
through its continuing education division. Among them are motorcycle
safety courses, a culinary arts institute, a computer training program, a
division for medical careers and a language institute. Online as well as
on-site classes and certifications are available.
Among other offerings, Galveston’s student life provides career
development and counseling as well as academic assistance and support.
Tuition at Galveston is significantly lower for in-state residents.
Financial aid is offered through scholarships, grants, loans, work-study
and Veteran’s benefits to those who qualify.