Tuition & Fees

$6,312

$19,132

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

32%

68%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,070
Declined + 1,704
Total Received 2,774
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Public

6,587

undergraduate students

425

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Integrative Studies
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5145
ACT 0806

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
31%
400-499
59%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
24%
400-499
64%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
61%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
47%
12-17
39%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
70%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Clayton State, founded in 1969, is a public, multipurpose institution. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Sciences, and Technology. Its 163-acre campus is located in Morrow, 10 miles from Atlanta.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,012
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Morrow, GA

163-acre, suburban campus in Morrow (population: 6,715), 10 miles from Atlanta. Major airport, bus, and train serve Atlanta.

Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
49%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 2% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
31%
400-499
59%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
24%
400-499
64%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
61%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
47%
12-17
39%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
70%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Considered if submitted
SAT Reasoning only Required

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,070
Declined + 1,704
Total Received 2,774

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact


P: 678 466-4115
F: 678 466-4149
ccsu-info@clayton.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,578,362
State $2,959,532
Institutional $195,130
Other external $126,477
Total $21,859,501

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $489,692
Institutional $68,126
Other external $15,813
Total $573,631

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Belt Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Lakers
School colors
navy and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Management
Archival Studies
Arts in Teaching
Biology
Business
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Chemistry
Communications/Media Studies
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene
English
Film Production
Health Administration
Health Care Management
Health/Fitness Management
History
Homeland Security/Emergency Management
Information Technology
Integrative Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Nursing
Nursing/Basic B.S.N.
Paralegal Studies
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/Human Services
R.N. to B.S.N.
R.N.-M.S.N.
Sociology
Teacher Leadership
Technology Management
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Undergraduate

94%

6,587
students

Female
68%
4,503

Male
32%
2,084

Graduate

6%

425
students

Female
68%
287

Male
32%
138

undergraduateFull-time

55%

3,626
students

Female
69%
2,469

Male
31%
1,157

undergraduatePart-time

45%

2,961
students

Female
69%
2,034

Male
31%
927

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
59%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
16%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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