Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
School Highlights
  • Clayton State University serves 7,022 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Clayton State University is the only community colleges within Clayton County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to Clayton State University is Georgia Perimeter College (7.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Clayton State University places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 271 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Clayton State University(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty271 staff94 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Clayton State University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Clayton State University diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,022 students2,588 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:127:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,115 students
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# Part-Time Students-1,473 students
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# Undergraduate Students3,711 students1,116 students
# Graduate Students153 students62 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,300461
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% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
63%
33%
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% White
22%
48%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
9%
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Diversity Score0.550.65
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,700$29,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,246 is more than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,251 is more than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,246$3,413
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,251$7,181
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$26,250$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$12,739$5,500
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Acceptance Rate42%77%
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SAT Reading480475
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SAT Math465465
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SAT Writing475440
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ACT Composite1918
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ACT English2019
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ACT Math1919
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,834 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.