Committed to Excellence
With two institutions of higher education within our border, Gaston County is intentional in preparing students to succeed on a global scale.
With nationally-recognized programs and alum, both Belmont Abbey College and Gaston College set their sights on creating opportunities for all.
Belmont Abbey College is a small, Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts institution.
Located just 10 miles west of Charlotte, NC, Belmont Abbey College is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For over 50 years, Gaston College has maintained a tradition of excellence through its commitment and dedication to student success.
Students, faculty and staff share a committed responsibility to nurture a mentoring, collaborative, and diverse culture of skilled lifelong learners who are empowered to succeed in a constantly changing world.