Goldey–Beacom College is a private, regionally accredited, non-profit college located in Pike Creek Valley, a suburb of Wilmington, Delaware, United States. The college was founded in 1886 and since then took pride in its heritage of over 125 years in higher education. Its setting is suburban with the campus size of 24 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar and the College is authorized to award certificates/diplomas, associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. It has a community with a global perspective, with alumni from 65 nations and 28 of the United States.
Goldey–Beacom College ranked 148th in the U.S. News & World Report academic rankings, while being ranked 271st in student-athlete graduation rates. In addition, the Lightning ranked 224th in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. Goldey-Beacom was one of four schools from the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference to be named in the rankings.
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