Gordon State College joined the University System of Georgia in 1972 as an associate level institution with a distinctive legacy of excellence in scholarship and service
Located in Barnesville Gordon State College is a residential state college that offers more than 40 programs of study including eight four-year degrees — early childhood education, mathematics, biology, history, English, nursing, health services and informatics administration and human services.
With an enrollment of 4,000 students, Gordon State offers an intimate academic setting in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. In this setting, students receive individualized attention that only a small college with dedicated faculty and staff can provide.
Gordon also offers a vibrant campus life with on-campus, apartment-style living, NJCAA sports, clubs for a variety of interests, an active theater and music program and a beautiful, inviting campus.