Bainbridge College is one of the fastest growing colleges in the State of Georgia. It offers several degrees, including associate of arts, associate of applied science, and associate of science. Continuing education classes and business and technical certificates are available, as well as cooperative degree programs with four area colleges/universities.
Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the college is situated on 176 acres of land in the city of Bainbridge, Georgia. Students can pursue studies in nursing, mathematics, health and physical education, general studies, business administration, criminal justice, foreign languages, English, history, psychology, political science, speech and drama, sociology, and teacher education.
The schools is known for their has nursing program. The National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. has granted the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program Candidacy Status. Students interested in the ADN program must apply for consideration.
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Bainbridge is a two-year college which prepares students to transfer to four-year institutions or technical programs.
To be admitted to the college, all prospective students must follow these steps:
- Fill out an application form and submit it to the college. (prospective students may apply online)
- Arrange for all official transcripts to be sent to the college (includes transcripts from all high schools, colleges, and technical schools).
- Take required entrance exams.
- Fill out and submit a Certificate of Immunization Form. (found on the school’s website)
An online orientation is also available on the school’s website.
Financial aid is restricted to paying for classes only in a student’s primary major. All other courses are not covered by financial assistance.
The school’s website provides detailed instruction and resources for obtaining financial aid. Financial assistance may be in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, or work study programs.
To apply for financial aid, students must fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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The campus offers students many opportunities to get involved in campus life. There are over 25 student clubs and organizations, a student government group, travel programs, intramural sports, and other school activities.
The Student Government Association (SGA) is made up of students who were elected to serve on this board. Their purpose is to work towards the best interest of the students. Therefore, the elected officers are often invited to attend meetings relating to the students.
The library, located in the Academic Building, is open six days a week. The library not only provides unlimited resources for students but also houses a computer lab for students to use. In addition, the library carries videotapes, filmstrips, CDs, and slide/tape programs. Students can use library equipment such as photocopiers, projectors, cassette players, and have access to two study rooms for study groups.
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The college offers men’s and women’s intramural sports.
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