Gaston College

Dallas, NC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,474
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Midsize (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of at least 100,000 but less than 250,000)
Two-year, medium // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 32% / 68% (2017)

First generation college students: 48.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 16.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 38.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 20.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 12.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 7.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 60.8%
Black: 16.4%
Hispanic: 8.3%
Asian: 1.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 0.1%
Non-resident alien: 1.5%
Unknown race: 11.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $14,521
In-State tuition: $2,862
Out-of-State tuition: $9,006

Estimated books and supplies: $1,460 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,180 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $26,821 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,769 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 39.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 0.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $2,625 (2011)
Median federal loan payment:

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $7,494
$30k-48k $7,995
$48k-75k $9,284
$75k-110k $8,490
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $2,625 (2011)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $2,625 (2011)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $2,625 (2013)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $2,625 (2010)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year
@3 year
@5 year


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 56.3% (2010)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 59.7% (2010)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $32,902 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $34,766 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 44
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 1
Associate's Degree Information Science/Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 31
Associate's Degree Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 17
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 57
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 14 $26,111 ($2,176) $20,868 ($1,739)
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 9
Associate's Degree Biotechnology. 2
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 33 $27,953 ($2,329) $31,030 ($2,586)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 24
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 17 $28,367 ($2,364)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 2
Associate's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 7
Associate's Degree Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 4
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 72 $12,750 $62,341 ($5,195) $56,336 ($4,695)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 49 $13,576 $41,581 ($3,465) $53,020 ($4,418)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 144
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 34 $32,347 ($2,696) $26,555 ($2,213)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 61
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 10
Associate's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 6
Associate's Degree Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 12
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 17
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 26
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 4
Associate's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 3
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 7
Associate's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 2
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 11
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 344 $6,334 $25,974 ($2,165) $31,143 ($2,595)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Biotechnology. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 64
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 16 $36,802 ($3,067)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 1
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 5
Associate's Degree Homeland Security. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 32
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 49
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 30
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 77
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 67
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 33 $24,800 ($2,067) $29,191 ($2,433)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $53,298
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $5,720,311 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $5,792,036 (2022)