• The mission of Georgia Military College is to produce educated, contributing citizens by providing its high school and middle school students an inclusive college preparatory curriculum and its college students a liberal arts based two-year undergraduate curriculum in an environment conducive to the holistic development of the intellect and character of its students.

School Highlights

Georgia Military College serves 7,501 students (40% 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 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,501 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Georgia Military College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 756 teachers has grown by 1081% over five years.
Georgia Military College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
756 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Georgia Military College has grown by 407% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Georgia Military College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,501 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,026 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,475 students
1,518 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
838 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,026 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,475 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
270 students
654 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
n/a
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
7%
8%
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% Black
39%
31%
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% White
46%
47%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
23%
31%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,400
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,499
$9,775
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$4,490
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
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 Notes

  • Georgia Military College is a co-educational, accredited, liberal arts, junior college that opens its doors to qualified and highly motivated high school graduates who are determined to earn a college degree. Georgia Military College was created by act of the Georgia legislature in 1879 for the purpose of "...educating young men and women in an environment which fosters the qualities of good citizenship...." It continues to fulfill its original purpose by embracing the philosophy that education is two dimensional, involving development of the intellect along with elevating the qualities of character of the student. With five centers and two extension offices located around the state, Georgia Military College offers more than just a great education, we offer convenience as well. Georgia Military College brings to traditional and non-traditional students a great two year education at the following sites: Atlanta , Augusta, Columbus, Madison, Valdosta, Warner Robins. The extension centers are situated at Madison and Sandersville. Georgia Military College is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the recognized regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. Southern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia) and in Latin America for those institutions of higher education that award associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degrees.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Georgia Military College's ranking?

Georgia Military College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Diversity in US community colleges, Percent of students receiving financial aid, Largest student body and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,501 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • 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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