Atlanta Metropolitan State College

1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta
GA, 30310-4498
Tel: (404)756-4000
2,827 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 2,827 students (55% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Atlanta Metropolitan State College is one of 10 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
The nearest community college is Atlanta Technical College (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,827 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 150% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,827 students
1,303 students
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,554 students
832 students
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,273 students
1,036 students
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Atlanta Metropolitan State College sch enrollment Atlanta Metropolitan State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
95%
11%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
1%
66%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College White (2008-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College More (2009-2012)
Atlanta Metropolitan State College sch ethnicity Atlanta Metropolitan State College sta ethnicity
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. 0.10 0.44
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,956 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,596 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,956 $5,845
Atlanta Metropolitan State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,596 $10,047
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 69%
78%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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For Atlanta public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $0 per year for in-state students and $0 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $0 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 0.00, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Atlanta is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.