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Galveston College

United States
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About Galveston College

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 an ethnically diverse population of approximately 2,400 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.  Its 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 in its 47th year 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.

Campus information

A completely modern campus environment, with exquisite architectural design, provides classrooms and commons in a blend of new and renovated buildings. New facilities housing fine arts and the Sarah H. Hermes Fitness Center were dedicated and opened in August 1996. Campus facilities are described below"

  • Moody Hall
  • Regents Hall
  • Mary Moody Northern Center
  • Eudine Meadows Cheney Student Center
  • Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing
  • Sarah H.Hermes Fitness Center and Fine Arts Building
  • Galveston College Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center 7627 Broadway
  • Galveston College Security

Galveston College (GC) is located on Galveston Island in Galveston, Texas, United States. Galveston College’s Main Campus, inclusive of satellite parking, occupies a full city block in the heart of one of the city’s major residential areas just six blocks north of the Gulf of Mexico and Seawall Boulevard.


On campus housing is provided only for the student athletes.


Courses available 10

Applied, Pure Sciences 5 Business, Management 1 Computer Science, IT 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 3


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