Macon State College

  • 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’s 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

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School Overview

    Macon State College(GA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic
    Total Faculty- staff94 staff
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    Student Body

    • The Macon State College 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
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    Student : Teacher Ratio0:127:1
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    # Full-Time Students-1,115 students
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    # Part-Time Students-1,473 students
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    % Asian
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    3%
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    % Hispanic
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    5%
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    % Black
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    33%
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    % White
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    48%
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    % Two or more races
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    1%
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    % Non Resident races
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    1%
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    % Unknown races
    100%
    9%
    Diversity Score0.000.65
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    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$29,600
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    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%93%
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      Median Debt for Graduates$21,914$9,775
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      Median Debt for Dropouts$8,884$4,490
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      Acceptance Rate47%53%
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      SAT Total Avg.915925
      SAT Reading465470
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      SAT Math450455
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      ACT Total Avg.5454
      ACT Composite1818
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      ACT English1818
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      ACT Math1818
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      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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