Drone view of Galveston College Main Campus

Welcome to 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. 


50+ Yearsof Academic Excellence
14.1Average On-Campus Class Size
73%Freshmen awarded
financial aid/grants


About GC


Galveston College provides the citizens of Galveston Island and the 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 1,415 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.

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.


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
  • Special Student Services


50th Anniversary Book

Celebrating 50 years of Student Success


2023 Report to the Community

View 2023 Galveston College Highlights



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