Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206
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  • 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

Macon State College serves 5,780 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

Macon State College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 326 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Macon State College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty326 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Macon State College has declined by 8% over five years.
The Macon State College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,780 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:130:1
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# Full-Time Students3,227 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students2,553 students1,704 students
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
28%
35%
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% White
63%
42%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
7%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.000.69
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% 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: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Macon State College is Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus (14.6 miles away).
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The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.