Clayton State University serves 7,052 students (57% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 7,052 students
- In-state tuition: $5,246
- Out-state tuition: $15,251
- Acceptance Rate: 69%
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 85%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Clayton State University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:
The teacher population of 706 teachers has grown by 160% over five years.
Clayton State University
(GA) Community College Avg.
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Four or more years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
The student population of Clayton State University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Clayton State University diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $5,246 is more than the state average of $3,488. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,251 is more than the state average of $7,256. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Clayton State University cost?
Clayton State University's tuition is approximately $5,246 for In-State students and $15,251 for Out-State students.
What is the acceptance rate of Clayton State University?
The acceptance rate of Clayton State University is 69%, which is lower than the state average of 79%.
What is Clayton State University's ranking?
Clayton State University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).
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