Atlanta Metropolitan State College

1630 Metropolitan Parkway SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Tel: (404)756-4000
3,027 students
Public institution
Atlanta Metropolitan College, a two-year non-residential unit of the University System of Georgia, is committed to high standards of excellence while providing affordable, accessible, and relevant educational programs to a diverse student population. The College aims to provide excellence in teaching and ongoing academic support so that all of its students, faculty, and staff can enjoy opportunities for growth and success.
School Highlights
Atlanta Metropolitan State College serves 3,027 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Atlanta Metropolitan State College is one of 8 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
The nearest community college is Atlanta Technical College (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
College Atlanta Metropolitan State College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 78 staff
61 staff
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,027 has grown by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 150% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,027 students 1,315 students
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,635 students
815 students
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,392 students
1,061 students
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Atlanta Metropolitan State College White (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
Atlanta Metropolitan State College More (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.70
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,006 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,788 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,006 $5,590
Atlanta Metropolitan State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,788 $10,086
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The programs of study offered by Atlanta Metropolitan College are of 2 major types: college transfer programs, and career programs. Transfer programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities upon the completion of two years of course work at the college. Transfer programs of study provide the freshman and sophomore years of academic coursework required for a bachelor's degree. Transfer programs lead to the Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees. Career programs are designed for students who wish to complete a college program which will prepare them to enter employment at a level of competence requiring more than high school education, but less than a four-year college or university degree. Students who complete a career program receive the Associate of Applied Science degree. Students in certificate programs earn certificates. Students receive intensive tutorial support and have access to technology labs. The technology labs are equipped with software for electronic tutorials, Internet resources, word processing, multimedia software and support software relevant to each academic discipline. Atlanta Metropolitan College boasts one of the top athletic programs at the two-year collegiate level. We offer outstanding men's and women's basketball programs, as well as a spirited and highly recognized cheerleading squad. AMC now proudly offers courses for the Business Administration and Teacher Education programs at its new Instructional Site located at 34 Peachtree Street. The GAME/Center for Entrepreneurship aims to provide minorities who wish to start small businesses with the skills, training, services, resources, and referrals you need to successfully start and operate thriving business enterprises. We want to help you identify and intensify opportunities for your own business. Atlanta Metropolitan College offers fully accredited online courses and programs. Online courses are taught by the same professors who teach face-to-face to ensure that online courses have the same quality and student learning outcomes as those for on-campus courses.

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Did You Know?
For Atlanta private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,759 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Atlanta community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Atlanta is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.