Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-0000
Tel: (478) 471-2700
  • Macon State College is strongly committed to quality education and student success through excellence and innovation in teaching. A highly flexible and dynamic institution, it actively recruits faculty, staff and administrators with the experience and talent to sustain a supportive and productive learning environment for a diverse student population. Scholarly pursuits are encouraged with emphasis on applied research related to regional issues, the college‚Äôs core disciplines and institutional effectiveness. Student life is enriched through cultural, social and recreational programs, as well as opportunities for leadership in student government and participation in extracurricular organizations. The special needs of a commuting population are recognized in the design and delivery of counseling, testing, career planning and placement services.
School Highlights

School Overview

    Macon State College(GA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic
    Total Faculty- staff108 staff
    Macon State College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment-2,588 students
    Macon State College Total Enrollment (2007-2013)
    Student : Teacher Ratio0:127:1
    Macon State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
    # Full-Time Students-1,115 students
    Macon State College Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
    # Part-Time Students-1,473 students
    Macon State College Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
    % Asian
    -
    3%
    Macon State College Asian (2007-2013)
    % Hispanic
    -
    5%
    Macon State College Hispanic (2007-2013)
    % Black
    -
    33%
    Macon State College Black (2007-2013)
    % White
    -
    48%
    Macon State College White (2007-2013)
    % Two or more races
    -
    1%
    Macon State College More (2010-2013)
    % Non Resident races
    -
    1%
    Macon State College Non Resident (2011-2013)
    % Unknown races
    100%
    9%
    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.0.000.65
    Macon State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$30,100
    Macon State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%93%
      Macon State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
      Median Debt for Graduates$21,914$12,875
      Macon State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2013)
      Median Debt for Dropouts$8,885$5,574
      Macon State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2013)
      Acceptance Rate47%77%
      Macon State College Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
      SAT Total Avg.915925
      SAT Reading465470
      Macon State College SAT Reading (2007-2016)
      SAT Math450455
      Macon State College SAT Math (2007-2016)
      ACT Total Avg.5454
      ACT Composite1818
      Macon State College ACT Composite (2007-2016)
      ACT English1818
      Macon State College ACT English (2007-2016)
      ACT Math1818
      Macon State College ACT Math (2007-2016)
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      School Notes

      • Macon State College, founded in 1968, has grown from a small junior college of 1,100 students to the largest undergraduate college in Central Georgia. With beautiful facilities in Macon and Warner Robins, the College is focused on providing professionally oriented programs to address the workforce needs of Georgia. Our baccalaureate degree programs are market-driven disciplines essential to the economic vitality of Central Georgia. The College continues to prepare students to compete in a technologically advanced global economy while developing important life skills and a firm foundation in the liberal arts. As a complement to its baccalaureate mission, Macon State offers a variety of associate of arts and associate of science degrees, transfer programs and career certificate programs. The 167-acre Macon Campus, located in western Bibb County near the intersection of U.S. 80 and Interstate 475, has 13 major structures committed to academic and student support, including a newly renovated Library; an Arts Complex housing theatre, music and art; and a new Student Life Center, which contains essential student services and the College's Division of Business Administration.

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