Atlanta Metropolitan State College

  • 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 2,187 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

Atlanta Metropolitan State College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Atlanta Metropolitan State College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty98 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Atlanta Metropolitan State College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Atlanta Metropolitan State College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,187 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:130:1
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# Full-Time Students906 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students1,281 students1,704 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
7%
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% Black
85%
35%
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% White
3%
42%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.270.69
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College Completion Rate
13%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,058 is less than the state average of $4,048. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,984 is more than the state average of $7,714. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,058$4,048
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,984$7,714
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Tuition NotesStudent Fee-$212
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,250$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,625
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Acceptance Rate69%53%
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Atlanta Metropolitan State College is Atlanta Technical College (0.3 miles away).
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