Darton State College
Albany, GA 31707-3098


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,120
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 456 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Darton State College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Darton State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,256 and in-state students paid $2,181.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of Darton State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 69% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,764 (which is 7.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Darton State College in 2016-2017, was 423, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,682 (which is 7.2% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Darton State College has enrolled a total of 4,120 students (1,684 students full-time and 2,436 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,120 students, 570 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 26% men and 74% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,412 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 47%

Black/African American: 46%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Darton State College.

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
Health Professions And Related Programs 47% 96 42
Legal Professions And Studies 8% 16 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 5% 10
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 7
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 3% 6 0
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 6 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 1% 3 1
Education 1% 2 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 0% 0 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Darton State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Darton State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,000. Last year, out of the total 1,841 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,602 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,602 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,394 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,000 $29,400
Employment Rate 87% 87%
Total Graduates 1,841 1,602

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Darton State College.

Albany State University
4.2 mile away
Bainbridge State College
50.9 mile away
Valdosta State University
74.4 mile away
Columbus State University
76.4 mile away