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Georgia Military College’s (GMC) Mission:    The mission of Georgia Military College (GMC) is to produce educated citizens and contributing members of society in an environment conducive to the development of the intellect and character of its students.  “Start Here…..Go Anywhere!”

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Accolades:

NATIONALLY RANKED

#11 Best Online Supply Chain Management Degree (2019) - Online Schools Report
18th Fastest Growing Associate and Baccalaureate/Associate College in the Nation for 2007-2017 (2019) - The Chronicle for Higher Education
14th Best Community College in the Nation (2018) - TheBestSchools.org©
#2 BAS Program in Supervision and Management most affordable online colleges (2018) - GuidetoOnlineColleges©
Top 10 (#7) Affordable Online Associate in Computer Science (2018) - Onlineu.org©
Top 10 (#5) Great Value Colleges for an Online Associates in Management Information Systems (2018) - GreatValueColleges.net©
Top 8 (3rd) Best Online Associate in Network Security Programs (2018) - TheBestSchools.org
Top 20 Best Community College Online Teaching Programs Nationally (2017) – Accredited Online Schools©
Top 25 (11th) Affordable Online Psychology Degree Program (2017) - AffordableColleges.com ©
Top 25 (12th) Affordable Online Computer Science Degree Program (2017) - AffordableColleges.com ©
Top 25 (12th) Best Online Associate in Information Technology and Systems Programs (2017) - BestColleges.com ©
Top 5 (3rd) Affordable Online Associate in Network Security Degrees (2017) - Affordablecolleges.com ©

GEORGIA RANKED

#1 Best Online Community College in Georgia (2019) - SR Education Group
#1 Community College in the State of Georgia  (2018) - TheBestSchools.org©
#1 General Studies Colleges in Georgia   (2017) - Universities.com Best Colleges©
Top 10 Best Information Technology Colleges in Georgia (2017) - University.com  Best Colleges©
Top 10 Best Law Enforcement Administration Colleges in Georgia (2017)  - University.com  Best Colleges©
Top 20 Best Community College Online Schools in Georgia for two-year colleges  (2017) - Accredited Online Schools©

 

Founded:

  • Established by the Georgia General Assembly at Milledgeville, Georgia on October 14, 1879
  • First classes began on January 19, 1880
  • Named changed to Georgia Military College on December 17, 1900
  • Addition of Junior College classes authorized by the Georgia Legislature in 1929: college classes began with 1931-32 school year

Identity:

  • Accredited public-independent liberal arts college with a primary mission as a two-year college
  • Fifteen college campuses located throughout Georgia
  • Online college campus that serves more than 4,000 fully online students
  • Residential, college-level, U.S. Army Senior ROTC program serving 254 students
  • The Military Junior College of Georgia and one of only four Military Junior Colleges in the nation
  • Selected college students become U.S. Army commissioned officers in two years

Character Development:

  • Distinguished Order of the Servant Leader medal – Recognizes 100 hours of community service. 170 awards presented since 2015.
  • Ethics integrated throughout college courses of study
  • Character programs focus on critical thinking, character development, civic duty, and student success
  • Student organizations promote character development, to include the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • GMC is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Our Students:

  • 16,848students enrolled for academic year 2018-2019
  • 37 states and 26 nations represented in 2018-2019
  • 55% minority enrollment in 2017-2018
  • 1,899 graduates in the Class of 2019, with 1,992 degrees awarded
  • Over 4,000 students participated  in Dual Enrollment during 2018-2019 

College Academics:

  • Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees, with 26 Associate Degree Program Concentrations
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees in Business Management; Supervision and Management; and Supply Chain Management and Logistics 
  • Course transfer agreements with 49 four-year colleges and universities, 40 of which provide GMC graduates with guaranteed admission; BAS transfer agreements with 18 technical colleges in Georgia
  • Free tutoring
  • Average class size: 18 students

College Admissions:

  • No out-of-state tuition
  • Open admissions = Only a high school diploma or GED is required for admission
  • Vast array of college driven scholarship programs
  • Approximately 85% of students receive financial aid

College Athletics:

  • Football, Women’s Softball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Cross-Country, Golf; Co-ed Riflery
  • National Champions Men's Golf 2019, 2017 and 2004
  • National Champions 2015, 2014 and 2013, National Rifle Association, ROTC Division
  • National Champions NJCAA Football 2001; runner up 2013, 2005, and 2002
  • Four players earned 2016 NJCAA All-American Honors and had 6 active alums in professional football in 2016
    State Champions (GCAA) in Softball for 2017 & 2016, Top 15 in 2017 & 2016 NJCAA National Championship Tournament
    State Champions: (GCAA) Men’s Soccer (2019, 2018); Women’s Soccer (2018)