East Georgia State College

Tel: (478)289-2000
School Highlights
  • East Georgia State College serves 2,910 students (78% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • East Georgia State College is one of 2 community colleges within Emanuel County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Swainsboro Technical College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
East Georgia State College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty86 staff108 staff
East Georgia State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,910 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,910 students2,588 students
East Georgia State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:127:1
East Georgia State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,277 students1,115 students
East Georgia State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students633 students1,473 students
East Georgia State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
East Georgia State College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
196461
East Georgia State College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
1%
3%
East Georgia State College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
5%
East Georgia State College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
33%
33%
East Georgia State College Black (2007-2016)
% White
59%
48%
East Georgia State College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
East Georgia State College More (2010-2016)
East Georgia State 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.0.540.65
East Georgia State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
6%
29%
East Georgia State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2012)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,300$30,100
East Georgia State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,284 is more than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,692 is more than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,284$3,413
East Georgia State College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,692$7,181
East Georgia State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%93%
East Georgia State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,013$12,875
East Georgia State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,000$5,574
East Georgia State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%77%
East Georgia State College Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • East Georgia State College, a fully accredited two-year college of the University System of Georgia, provides a wide range of credit and non-credit academic programs in an atmosphere contributing to intellectual and cultural growth. Located in Swainsboro, the College serves a eighteen county rural region that has an economic mix of agriculture and manufacturing. The 207-acre campus, opened in 1973, provides all of the intellectual and physical resources necessary to maintain a high quality general education opportunity. Although most students commute to the campus, the College extends its mission through the Statesboro Center and through the cooperative Associate of Applied Science programs with neighboring technical institutes. More than 1,900 traditional and non-traditional students attend the commuter college, which serves a rural, 18-county region with a predominately agricultural and manufacturing economy. Women are in the majority and the student body is diverse, with a 35% minority enrollment. While the campus is known as a commuter college, off-campus housing facilities for students are available. The campus itself spreads over 227 pine-covered acres in Emanuel County and features a unique blend of seven modern buildings in a pastoral setting. Between classes or on weekends, students, faculty and staff enjoy the scenic lake, a series of nature trails, lighted tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts and a soccer field. While the main campus is located in Swainsboro, the college has an off-campus site at Statesboro. East Georgia State College offers, at an affordable cost, 23 associate of arts degrees designed for transfer to four-year institutions. In addition, the college offers cooperative associate of applied science degree programs, as well as a certificate in information technology. Students have a myriad of opportunities for extra-curricular pursuits through the 25 campus organizations. Field trips, lectures, films, concerts, art shows, museums, and drama productions, combined with a comprehensive student activities program, enhance the total learning experience and prepare students for tomorrow's challenges. The college is a place where each student is appreciated and alumni are to be found among the ranks of teachers, doctors, lawyers, dentists, judges, pharmacists, engineers, business men and women who all began their careers at this educational magnet in southeast Georgia.

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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 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. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.