School Highlights

Middle Georgia College serves 3,496 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,496 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 46%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 206 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Middle Georgia College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
206 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Middle Georgia College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The Middle Georgia College diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has declined by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,496 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,471 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,025 students
1,518 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Middle Georgia College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,496 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
654 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
8%
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% Black
41%
31%
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% White
54%
47%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Middle Georgia College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
% Unknown races
n/a
7%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.54
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2007)
17%
29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,200
$29,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Middle Georgia College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of GA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,855
$9,775
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,833
$4,490
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Middle Georgia College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in GA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
86%
63%
This chart display the percent admitted of Middle Georgia College and the community college average percent admitted of GA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
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

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Middle Georgia College?

The acceptance rate of Middle Georgia College is 86%, which is higher than the state average of 63%.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,496 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 46%
  • 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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