100 University Parkway
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

Middle Georgia State University serves 8,404 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 8,404 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Middle Georgia State University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 753 teachers has grown by 113% over five years.
Middle Georgia State University
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
753 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Middle Georgia State University has grown by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Middle Georgia State University diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has declined by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,404 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,984 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,420 students
1,518 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
630 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,802 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
182 students
71 students
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GA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,213 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
207 students
37 students
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GA All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
2,038 students
654 students
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
8%
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% Black
27%
31%
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% White
58%
47%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
7%
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Diversity Score
0.59
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.99%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,700
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
94%
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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 Rate
99%
79%
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SAT Total Avg.
915
915
SAT Reading
465
465
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SAT Math
450
450
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SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Total Avg.
54
54
ACT Composite
18
18
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ACT English
18
18
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ACT Math
18
18
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ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Middle Georgia State University?

The acceptance rate of Middle Georgia State University is 99%, which is higher than the state average of 79%.

What is Middle Georgia State University's ranking?

Middle Georgia State University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 8,404 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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