|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,305 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Clayton State University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,295 applications and only 939 students were granted admission. Clayton State University is at the #39 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Clayton State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,142 and in-state students paid $3,886.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Clayton State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 74% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,950 (which is 11.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Clayton State University in 2016-2017, was 353, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,428 (which is 21.2% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Clayton State University has enrolled a total of 6,996 students (3,811 students full-time and 3,185 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,996 students, 865 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and 6,555 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 441 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 896 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 61%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Clayton State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||27%||1,029||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||601||31|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||12%||476||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||4%||160|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||152||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||98|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||56|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||50|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Clayton State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Clayton State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,800. Last year, out of the total 1,995 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,796 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,180 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,875 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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