Goshen College Sarasota - Records Information from 1998 - 2005

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Goshen College stacks up well in 2007 ‘U.S.News & World Report’ rankings!

Princeton Review names Goshen a 'Best Midwestern College - 2004

Goshen College again listed as a ‘Best Buy’ by Barron’s - 2004

Named a 'College of Distinction' - 2004

Included in ‘Entrepreneurship Magazine’s’ rankings

Named a 'Making a Difference' college - 2004

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Named one of '328 Most Interesting Colleges'

Accreditation and Memberships

Goshen College is accredited as a standard four-year college by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and is classified as a National Liberal Arts I (B-I) College by the Carnegie Foundation

Goshen College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Goshen College is authorized by the Indiana State Board of Education and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education for the preparation of elementary and secondary school teachers.

The division of nursing is approved by the:

Indiana State Board of Nurses Registration and Nursing Education
Division of Baccalaureate and Higher Degrees of the National League for Nursing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The social work program is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.

Alumnae of Goshen College are admitted to membership in the American Association of University Women.

Goshen College is registered with the Regents of the University of the State of New York.

Member of International 50

Goshen College

For students that attended the Sarasota, Florida campus of Goshen College and would like information as to how to obtain your transcripts and records, click the link above labeled Transcripts & Information.

Goshen College, (also known as Goshen or GC) is a private Mennonite liberal arts college in Goshen, Indiana, USA. The college is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Goshen College was founded in 1894 as the Elkhart Institute, and is owned by the Mennonite Church USA. Goshen College maintains a distinctive Christian Mennonite environment, but admits students regardless of race or religion. U.S. News and World Reports ranks Goshen as a third-tier liberal arts college.

Goshen College offers 31 majors and 34 minors. Some of the most popular programs are nursing, biology, business, communication, education, American Sign Language and environmental science. Goshen College recently approved a Master of Arts in Environmental Education and a master's degree in nursing with two tracks: family nurse practitioner and clinical nurse leader.

Satellite Facilities

In addition to the 135 acre (½ km²) main campus, Goshen College maintains several other facilities. Merry Lea is the college's fully endowed 1,150 acre (4.6 km²) nature preserve located at Wolf Lake in Noble County, Indiana, about 30 miles (50 km) southeast of Goshen. In 2006, Merry Lea completed construction of a two-million dollar facility with classroom and living space. The construction was platinum LEED certified, representing the highest quality of environmental construction process currently available. Merry Lea hosts various schools and organizations throughout the year, and offers a Masters program in environmental education.

Florida Locations

Goshen's Florida Keys Marine Lab, located on Long Key, FL (Layton), provides learning space for the marine biology class during May term. Long Key, vacation home to Zane Grey offers an opportunity for students to discover the ecosystems that create the Florida Keys.

Goshen College also operated a campus for higher education, which was located in Sarasota, Florida.  This campus was in operation from 1998 until the fall of 2005, and was fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education.   


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For additional information on Goshen College, please visit their main site at http://www.goshen.edu/

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