Bauder College

384 Northyards Blvd., Suite 190
Atlanta, GA 30313
Tel: (404)237-7573
  • Bauder College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career focused education that empowers students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials.
School Highlights
  • Bauder College serves 398 students (66% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Bauder College is one of 8 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Brown College of Court Reporting (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 54% over five years.
Bauder College (GA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 31 staff 98 staff
Bauder College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 398 has declined by 35% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 70% over five years.
Total Enrollment 398 students 2,485 students
Bauder College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 27:1
Bauder College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 263 students 1,092 students
Bauder College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 135 students 1,393 students
Bauder College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Bauder College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Bauder College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
Bauder College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Bauder College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Bauder College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Bauder College More (2010-2011)
% Non Resident races
Bauder College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Bauder College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.17 0.65
Bauder College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $26,800 $30,100
Bauder College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,356 is less than the state average of $14,241. The private state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,356 $14,241
Bauder College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 93%
Bauder College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $22,507 $12,875
Bauder College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,500 $5,574
Bauder College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Bauder College, located in Atlanta, GA provides quality career education to students who wish to pursue occupations in the fields of design, healthcare, business and information technology. Bauder offers quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career focused education, empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials. Bauder's mission is to meet the needs of students by offering a wide variety of career program choices available today for successful careers in the future. Bauder College recognizes the worth and dignity of all people and is sensitive to the diversity of its student population. All students are encouraged to reach their potential within the framework of their individual needs, interests, and capabilities. The College employs instructional methods based on adult learning theory and is committed to the development of each student's intellectual, analytical, and critical thinking abilities. Teaching techniques encourage active student participation and may include group discussions and projects, laboratory work, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers and lectures. A strong emphasis is placed on ethics, accountability, professionalism, and the individual's commitment to pursuing lifelong personal and professional development. Bauder College was founded in 1964 as a fashion merchandising College. The College was established as a single-purpose, proprietary college offering an alternate to high school graduates seeking career training. The College expanded its program offerings to include interior design in 1972, fashion design in 1975, and business administration with an emphasis in marketing in 1995. In 1999, graphic design was added along with an emphasis in management for the business administration program, and the information technology and criminal justice programs were added in 2002. The Bachelor of Science degree program was added in 2004. Bauder College is located in the Northyards Office Park complex. The College is housed in two buildings comprising over 60,000 square feet of instructional, laboratory, and office space. This space has been specifically designed, renovated and built for the College within the historic structures. Building 400 is the main classroom building with traditional classrooms, computer laboratories, and offices for the faculty. This building also houses the student lounge, registrar, book room, and offices for the deans and program chairs. Building 100 has office space for the administration, financial aid, and admissions departments. It also houses the College library and the visual image room, a room specifically designed for large presentations and fashion shows.

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