Georgia Military College

Tel: (478)387-4900
1,602 students
Public institution
The mission of Georgia Military College is to produce educated, contributing citizens by providing its high school and middle school students an inclusive college preparatory curriculum and its college students a liberal arts based two-year undergraduate curriculum in an environment conducive to the holistic development of the intellect and character of its students.
School Highlights:
Georgia Military College serves 1,602 students (87% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Georgia Military College is the only community colleges within Baldwin County, GA.
The nearest community college is Oconee Fall Line Technical College (23.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College Georgia Military College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 52 staff
61 staff
Georgia Military College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,602 has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 52% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,602 students 1,296 students
Georgia Military College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
21:1
Georgia Military College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,397 students
814 students
Georgia Military College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 205 students
1,040 students
Georgia Military College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Georgia Military College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Georgia Military College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Georgia Military College Asian (2006-2013)
% Black
29%
15%
Georgia Military College Black (2006-2013)
% White
40%
51%
Georgia Military College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
28%
3%
Georgia Military College Unknown (2006-2013)
Georgia Military 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. 0.76 0.68
Georgia Military College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,829 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,829 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,829 $5,660
Georgia Military College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,829 $10,250
Georgia Military College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 250 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Georgia Military College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Georgia Military College is a co-educational, accredited, liberal arts, junior college that opens its doors to qualified and highly motivated high school graduates who are determined to earn a college degree. Georgia Military College was created by act of the Georgia legislature in 1879 for the purpose of "...educating young men and women in an environment which fosters the qualities of good citizenship...." It continues to fulfill its original purpose by embracing the philosophy that education is two dimensional, involving development of the intellect along with elevating the qualities of character of the student. With five centers and two extension offices located around the state, Georgia Military College offers more than just a great education, we offer convenience as well. Georgia Military College brings to traditional and non-traditional students a great two year education at the following sites: Atlanta , Augusta, Columbus, Madison, Valdosta, Warner Robins. The extension centers are situated at Madison and Sandersville. Georgia Military College is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the recognized regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. Southern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia) and in Latin America for those institutions of higher education that award associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Georgia is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.