Location: Cincinnati, OH
History: Founded in 1900
Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Master of Arts
Programs of Study: 27
Articulation Agreements: We’ve entered into articulation agreements with other colleges to serve students as they pursue their callings. Currently we have agreements with the institutions listed below.
- Allegheny Wesleyan College
- Bible Missionary Institute
- The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
- Indiana Wesleyan University
- Muslim Mission World University
Faculty: 19 full-time, 26 part-time
On Campus Average Class Size: 9.78
Student to Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Academic Facilities: Five buildings containing instructional classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art classroom technology, the R.G. Flexon Memorial Library, and two special collection libraries.
Degrees available Online:
- MA Ministry
- MA Biblical Studies
- BA Biblical & Theological Studies
- BA Ministerial Education
- BA Intercultural Studies & World Missions
- BA in Church and Family Ministry
- BA in Integrative Studies
- BA in Teacher Education – Early Childhood Education
- BA in Teacher Education – Integrated Language Arts, Adolescence to Young Adult (Grades 7-12)
- AA in Bible and Theology
- AAS Intercultural Studies & World Missions
- AAS in Ministerial Education
- AAS in General Studies
Ministry Opportunities: Local Church Opportunities, Cincinnati Circuit Riders, Christ Hospital Singers, Christ Hospital Volunteer Chaplaincy, Christ Hospital: Volunteering, City Gospel Mission, Good News Club at Taft Elementary, Good Samaritan Hospital Volunteer Chaplaincy, Judson Care Center, Laurel Homes Kid’s Club, Life Forward Pregnancy Care Center, Main Street Chapel, Matthew 25 Ministries, Mt. Auburn Community Gardening, Personal Witnessing Team, Prayer Station, Queen City Hospice, Wesley Chapel Mission Center, YMCA Volunteer Chaplaincy.
- Professional Studies
- Ministerial Education
Employment Rate: In our last alumni survey, 67.44% of respondents agreed (somewhat to strongly) that “My present occupation is closely related to the vocational goal I had at GBS.”
The below information only includes students who began college at GBSC in a fall semester as first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students as per the federal definition of “cohort.”
Our 150% graduation rate for the 2011 cohort is 40%.
Our Fall 2017 cohort retention rate is 96%.
Women who began college at GBSC in a fall semester as first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students had a 36% graduation rate.
Men who began college at GBSC in a fall semester as first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students had a 44% graduation rate.
Race/Ethnicity (Fall 2017)
- American Indian or Native Alaskan – 0%
- Asian –1%
- Black or African American – 5%
- Hispanic or Latino – 2%
- International (Non-resident Alien) – 9%
- White – 81%
- Two or More Races – 2%
Pell / FEL / FDL
- Pell Recipients – 57%
- FEL/FDL Recipients – 39%