Helms College
Macon, GA 31206-5309

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 191
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
No
Academic
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
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Helms 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.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Helms College's tuition was $13,926 for all students regardless of residency (4.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

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

$16,564
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,858
$13,926
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,335
$13,926
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Helms College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 80% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,447 (which is 22.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Helms College in 2016-2017, was 49, which is 96% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,297 (which is 18.8% below the national average.)

$3,447
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,423
$5,297
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,526
96%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Helms College has enrolled a total of 191 students (191 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

191
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 53%

White: 31%

Two or more races: 11%

Hispanic: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Helms 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
Personal And Culinary Services 67% 154

Graduation & Dropout Rates

67%
Graduation rate
national average: 58%

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 Helms College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
33%
Dropout rate
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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.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Helms College.

Andrew College
94.4 mile away