President Richard Carvajal

President’s Welcome

Welcome to our community of learners, and thank you for your interest in Bainbridge State College.  First opened in 1973 and now located on beautiful state-of-the-art facilities in Bainbridge and Blakely, your community’s college is a place where dreams come true.

Whether you are trying to complete the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, are seeking to improve your job skills and immediately enter or re-enter the workforce, or are simply hoping to expand your horizons through continuing education, Bainbridge State College has an academic program that will fit your needs.  Our highly-qualified faculty are here because they enjoy teaching and changing lives, and they will give you the individual attention you need in order to meet your full potential.

When you are not in class, you will benefit from beautiful new dining, recreational and wellness spaces in both Bainbridge and Blakely.  Additionally, our student services staff members will help you enroll in classes that meet your educational goals. Many of our students receive financial assistance, and our financial aid staff will help you apply for the many grants, scholarships and loans that are available.  Finally, you will have lots of chances to get involved and meet new friends in clubs and organizations.

Simply put, if what you are looking for is an opportunity to change your life and access to people who are committed to helping you do it, why would you go anywhere else?  Our people are the reason we are the fastest growing college in the University System of Georgia, and we can’t wait to welcome you as our next student!

Dr. Richard Carvajal
President, Bainbridge State College


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