2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings

School Highlights

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)

Top Rankings

Clayton State University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 706 teachers has grown by 160% over five years.
Clayton State University
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
706 staff
209 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 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,052 students
2,400 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,007 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,045 students
1,518 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
524 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,680 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
327 students
71 students
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GA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,696 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
349 students
37 students
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GA All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,296 students
654 students
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% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
8%
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% Black
65%
31%
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% White
15%
47%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.55
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
44%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
3.17%
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$41,700
$29,500
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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
$5,246
$3,488
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,251
$7,256
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,865
$12,139
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$11,000
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
69%
79%
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SAT Reading
470
515
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SAT Math
460
485
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SAT Writing
475
440
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ACT Composite
20
19
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ACT English
20
18
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ACT Math
20
19
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ACT Writing
n/a
7
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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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)

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