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 8,066 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 8,066 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • 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 104% over five years.
Middle Georgia State University
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more 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 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Middle Georgia State University diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,066 students
2,470 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
5,016 students
929 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,050 students
1,541 students
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# Undergraduate Students
4,904 students
1,116 students
# Graduate Students
112 students
56 students
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GA All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,820 students
506 students
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
8%
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% Black
34%
33%
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% White
51%
44%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.62
0.68
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,700
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
91%
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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
94%
84%
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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: 2020 (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.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 8,066 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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