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About Galveston College

 

moody-renderingGalveston 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!

 


 

DIRECTIONS TO GALVESTON COLLEGE
4015 Ave. Q, Galveston, TX 77550

Traveling south on I-45, take 61st Street exit and turn right at stop light. Travel approximately one mile to Seawall Blvd. Turn left on to Seawall. Proceed down Seawall to 39th Street. (Gaido’s Restaurant is at corner of 39th and Seawall). Turn left on 39th and travel north to Avenue Q. Turn left at 39th and Avenue Q and proceed one block to Main Campus. Main Campus parking is available on Avenue Q, Avenue R and satellite parking at 39th and Avenue Q.

DIRECTIONS TO CHARLIE THOMAS FAMILY APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER
7626 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77550

Traveling south on I-45, take Exit 1B toward 71st St. Merge onto frontage road/Broadway St. and travel approximately five blocks to the first stop sign. At the stop sign, turn left onto 71st St. Take the first left onto frontage road/Broadway St and continue on the frontage road for approximately five blocks to the Applied Technology Center campus.

DIRECTIONS TO APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER FROM MAIN CAMPUS

Travel west on Avenue Q toward 45th St. Turn right at 45th St. and proceed to the stop light on Broadway. Turn left onto Broadway and travel approximately one mile. Continue onto I-45 North to Exit 1C. Take Exit 1C and merge onto the frontage road/Broadway St. The Applied Technology Center will be on the right.

Contact Galveston College

Phone

409-944-4242

Fax

409-944-1500

Email

info@gc.edu