Resources › For Students and Parents Goldey-Beacom College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wilmington, Delaware. Malepheasant / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 29, 2017 Goldey-Beacom College Admissions Overview: Admissions to Goldey-Beacom College are not highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 58%. Successful applicants tend to have GPAs of 2.5 or better and middling standardized test scores (note that SAT and ACT scores are not a required part of the application). With holistic admissions, the school also takes writing skills, extracurricular activities, and other factors into account. Admissions Data (2016): Goldey-Beacom College Acceptance Rate: 58%Goldey-Beacom College has test-optional admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Goldey-Beacom College Description: Located in a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware, Goldey-Beacom College is a private, four year regional college with a career-focused curriculum. The 24-acre campus is an easy drive from Philadelphia and Baltimore. Nearly all Goldey-Beacom students major in a business-related field although other majors such as English and Psychology are offered. Goldey-Beacom's 1,600 students are supported by a student / faculty ratio of 26 to 1. All four residence halls have apartment-style suites that house four or five students. The college has fourteen chartered student organizations, and the Goldey-Beacom Lightning compete in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,063 (698 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female82% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $23,400Books: $1,297 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,699Other Expenses: $5,650Total Cost: $38,046 Goldey-Beacom College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 54%Average Amount of AidGrants: $20,613Loans: $6,295 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%Transfer Out Rate: 10%4-Year Graduation Rate: 44%6-Year Graduation Rate: 59% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf, BasketballWomen's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball, Softball, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Goldey-Beacom College, You May Also Like These Schools: Wilmington University: Profile Alvernia University: Profile Chestnut Hill College: Profile Drexel University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMount St. Mary's University: Profile Arcadia University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTemple University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWashington College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAmerican Jewish University: Profile Gallaudet University: Profile Goldey-Beacom College Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.gbc.edu/about/mission.html "Goldey-Beacom College enters its second century firmly committed to the proud tradition of providing accessible, high quality, career-focused education. An independent, multilevel college, Goldey-Beacom College offers challenging undergraduate and graduate programs. As a teaching-oriented institution of higher learning, the College emphasizes instructional excellence in the classroom and is committed to sustaining faculty who are caring, dedicated and knowledgeable in their respective fields; who motivate their students to realize their full learning potential; and, above all, who represent teaching excellence. Goldey-Beacom College is further committed to providing a caring, wholesome, intellectually stimulating learning environment to its students so that they may grow as individuals and become worthy, productive members of society."