About GC

 Welcome to GC

Galveston College opened its doors in September 1967 as a comprehensive community college located on Galveston Island, just 40 miles south of Houston, Texas. 

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

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.

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Regular Hours

Monday & Tuesday 
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.