Goodwin College

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Goodwin College

Goodwin College is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees
• Goodwin- a career-focused educational institution
• Accredited by the NEASC
• Offers a personalized student support environment
• Enjoys a central geographic location

About Goodwin

GoodwinExteriorGoodwin College is a small, private college located on the Connecticut River in beautiful southern New England, close to New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.
As a career-focused educational institution, Goodwin has designed its international programs around concepts that transcend borders and cultural barriers. Goodwin understands that students will want to earn a degree that has immediate value — getting a job and starting their career. Goodwin degrees are driven by employable skills that help students gain experience and ultimately, strong job-placement.
Goodwin College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Goodwin serves a diverse student population and surrounds its students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Interested? Read on for more…

Why Goodwin?

A few reasons why students should pick Goodwin for study…
• Goodwin has spent the 17 years since its founding breaking as many traditions as it can in order to benefit its students. It hasn’t made college any less challenging, but along the way it has removed obstacles to success – because it believes higher education should be accessible, flexible, affordable, career-focused, and supportive.
• Goodwin only offers collegiate degree programs that are relevant and result in great careers after graduation. It only offers degrees that meet the workforce needs; degrees where students will have the opportunity to flourish.
• At Goodwin, students can pursue their degree regardless of their financial resources. Have a look at their financial aid

• Whether students need a little extra help on that paper, want to sit down with an academic advisor to discuss their classes, or set-up a meeting to talk further about an assignment with their faculty member – Goodwin takes care of all kinds of student needs.
• Intramural sports, gym facilities, and much more help students have an active life outside of class.

Study Options

international-screenshot8Goodwin’s career-focused degree programs prepare students with the skills students need to be successful in various industry settings around the globe.
What’s to Offer…
Bachelor’s Degree programs
• Business Administration
• Child Study
• Environmental Studies
• Human Services
• Management and Leadership
• Manufacturing Management
• Public Health
Associate degree programs
• Accounting
• Business Administration
• CNC Machining
• Early Childhood Education
• Environmental Studies
• Human Services
• Quality Management Systems
• Supply Chain and Logistics
Certificates
• English as a Second Language
• CNC Machining
Visit the website for details of programs on offer.

Admissions

International students must:
• Complete an application for admission.
• Produce proof of proficiency in English…
o TOEFL scores: 61 or higher
o IELTS scores: 5.5 band or higher
o SAT, ACT, or other standardized English testing scores can also be considered on a per-applicant basis.
o Students with TOEFL scores of 60 or lower, or IELTS scores below the 5.5 band, will be placed into a 4-12 month ESL program.
o Applicants who have successfully completed secondary school in these select countries may not be required to provide TOEFL/IELTS scores.
• Present the equivalent of an American high school diploma and official copies of all academic records. Non-English college transcripts and high school diplomas must be accompanied by certified translations and evaluations from an accredited agency.
• Complete a Certification of Finances to show they can pay for their first year’s expenses.
• Write a 250-600 word essay on a subject of their choice or pick from topics given by Goodwin
• Provide one academic letter of recommendation.
• Provide copy of valid passport information page.
International students should hear within two weeks of submitting a complete application on their admissions status. Once they are admitted to Goodwin College, they can place a deposit and take the next step in the process.

Student Support

international-screenshot22Goodwin College offers a personalized student support environment. It understands the needs of students from additional academic support to the basic needs of mental health. Goodwin strives to support the student as a whole person and not just on learning and academic development — making them successful inside and outside the classroom!
Student services and support include:

• Academic advising
• Bus trips and excursions
• Career services
• Counseling services
• eTutoring
• Math and Technology lab
• Seasonal special events
• Special interest clubs
• Sports Clubs
• Student leadership opportunities
• Tutoring
• Scholarship assistance

Visit the website to view student activities…

Residential Life

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International students at Goodwin College will have multiple housing options available to them.
Goodwin owns numerous houses and apartments within walking distance of its academic buildings. The College updates and establishes these residences for students and has an Intercultural Living and Learning corridor.
The Intercultural Living and Learning corridor begins at One Riverside Drive where multiple academic and administrative buildings are located. Within a few safe, walking minutes there are single rooms, shared kitchen and bath apartments at King Court and single rooms, shared kitchen and bath apartments on Ensign Street. All of these options are owned and maintained by the College.
Students who are in the Living and Learning corridor will enjoy all the offerings of Goodwin’s residence support services. This includes Goodwin Security monitoring, emergency services, frequent shuttle services to area supermarkets for food shopping and area retail locations for other necessities. Students will also have the option for an experiential component with monthly trips to regional cities and attractions changing each semester.
A short public bus ride away, Goodwin can recommend apartment and condominium style living options for international students. Should students choose for these options, they will be responsible for their own transportation to and from campus. Students will have the option of adding the experiential component on to their fees should they choose to arrange their own housing.
More Details…

Career Support

The Office of Career at Goodwin offers all-inclusive career services for its students and alumni, and provides guidance and resources for career development.
Its career support services include the following:
• Individual career counseling
• Help with registering for and navigating its Career Central Network
• Assistance with resume and cover letter writing and review
• Mock interviews
• Job search assistance
• Career fairs
• Career assessments
• Employer networking events
• Workshops on a variety of career-related topics
• Information about regional opportunities and resources for career development and employment
More about career support at Goodwin
Contact Us Today! Call us at 800.889.3282 or go to our website – https://www.goodwin.edu/