Georgia College and State University
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,915
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,237 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

85%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Georgia College and State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,980 applications and 3,364 students were granted admission. Georgia College and State University is at the #83 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 69% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 46% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1030 to 1220
ACT22 to 26

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students
$40
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Georgia College and State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $25,528 and in-state students paid $7,180.

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

$19,717
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$7,180
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$25,528
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Georgia College and State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 18% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,209 (which is 5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia College and State University in 2016-2017, was 623, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,348 (which is 0.9% above the national average.)

$4,209
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,348
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Georgia College and State University has enrolled a total of 6,915 students (5,845 students full-time and 1,070 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,915 students, 345 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 6,047 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 868 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 513 students for distance studies.

6,915
Total Enrollment
345
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 81%

Black/African American: 8%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Georgia College and 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
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 19% 165
Education 19% 164 82
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16% 142 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 71 69
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 28 0
Library Science 3% 22 0
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 19
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 13
History 1% 6
Social Sciences 1% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

59%
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 Georgia College and State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
10%
Dropout rate
30%
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

$33,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Georgia College and State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,000. Last year, out of the total 1,358 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,263 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,542 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,388 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,000 $39,300
Employment Rate 93% 90%
Total Graduates 1,358 1,542

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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0.5 mile away
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53.3 mile away
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