Middle Georgia College

School Highlights

Middle Georgia College serves 3,496 students (71% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 206 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Middle Georgia College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty206 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Middle Georgia College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Middle Georgia 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 Enrollment3,496 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,471 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students1,025 students1,704 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
7%
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% Black
41%
35%
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% White
54%
42%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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Diversity Score0.000.69
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College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
17%
32%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,855$9,775
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,833$4,490
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Acceptance Rate86%53%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Middle Georgia College (MGC) is a state college unit of the University System of Georgia with a focus on providing constituents access to certificate, associate, and select baccalaureate programs in academic transfer or occupation related programs of study. The College is dedicated to providing a dynamic, learning-centered, caring and technically advanced environment of excellence. As a multi-campus, residential institution, the College pursues innovative opportunities to provide services to its traditional and non-traditional students primarily from rural areas of south central Georgia and will maintain a recognized legacy of affordable higher education and community support services of the highest quality. The College also serves as the only higher education institution of aviation for the State of Georgia. The College's historic main campus in Cochran offers academic programs of study through the baccalaureate degree for commuting and residential students. The Institution's Georgia Aviation campus in Eastman provides aviation specific technical education for the State while supporting the main campus' Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management degree program. The Dublin Campus provides educational opportunities for central Georgia commuting students. Selected certificate and associate degree programs, as well as additional advanced higher education opportunities, are offered online and in collaboration with participating four-year institutions. In addition, MGC provides undergraduate education addressing the economic development needs of Georgia's heartland and the state's aviation industry.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Middle Georgia College is Middle Georgia College-Eastman (16.6 miles away).
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For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,048 per year for in-state students and $7,714 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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.