School Highlights

East Georgia State College serves 2,741 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,741 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,284
  • Out-state tuition: $11,692
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 57%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 227 teachers has grown by 163% over five years.
East Georgia State College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
227 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of East Georgia State College has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The East Georgia State College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,741 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,935 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
806 students
1,518 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of East Georgia State College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
229 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,935 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
806 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
437 students
654 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
8%
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% Black
46%
31%
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% White
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Georgia State College and the percentage of White community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in East Georgia State College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.60
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of East Georgia State College and the community college average diversity score of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
6%
31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of East Georgia State College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of GA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
6.19%
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,300
$29,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of East Georgia State College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of GA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,284 is more than the state average of $3,488. The in-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,692 is more than the state average of $7,256. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,284
$3,488
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,692
$7,256
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of East Georgia State College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
94%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in East Georgia State College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,500
$12,139
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in East Georgia State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in East Georgia State College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
72%
This chart display the percent admitted of East Georgia State College and the community college average percent admitted of GA by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
465
SAT Math
n/a
450
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.
Profile last updated: 08/08/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does East Georgia State College cost?

East Georgia State College's tuition is approximately $4,284 for In-State students and $11,692 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of East Georgia State College?

The acceptance rate of East Georgia State College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 72%.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,741 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,284
  • Out-state tuition: $11,692
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 57%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,488 per year for in-state students and $7,256 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,183 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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