Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

Clayton State University, 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.

Tuition & Fees

$6,534

$19,936

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
45%
400-499
46%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
22%
400-499
65%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
53%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
47%
12-17
41%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
70%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 991
Declined + 947
Total Received 1,938
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Public

6,368

undergraduate students

511

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Integrative Studies
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Codes

SAT 5145
ACT 0806

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School Facts

Clayton State University, 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 6,879
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: 7,473), 10 miles from Atlanta. Major airport, bus, and train serve Atlanta.

Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
46%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
45%
400-499
46%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
22%
400-499
65%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
53%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
47%
12-17
41%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
70%
12-17
22%

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

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 991
Declined + 947
Total Received 1,938

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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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
July 6

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 678 466-4185
F: 678 466-4189
financialaid@clayton.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lakisha Sanders
Director of Financial Aid
lakishasanders@clayton.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Ryan Erlacher (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Belt Conference
Mascot
Lakers
School colors
navy and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Management
Archival Studies
Arts in Teaching
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical/Counseling Psychology
Communications/Media Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene
Elementary Education
English
Film Production
French
Health Administration
Health Care Management
Health Sciences
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
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing/Basic B.S.N.
Paralegal Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology/Human Services
Public Administration
R.N. to B.S.N.
R.N.-M.S.N.
Sociology
Spanish
Strategic Leadership Development
Supply Chain Analytics
Technology Management
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Integrative Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,879

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

6,368
students

Female
69%
4,418

Male
31%
1,950

7%

511
students

Female
72%
370

Male
28%
141

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

3,837
students

Female
70%
2,684

Male
30%
1,153

40%

2,531
students

Female
69%
1,734

Male
31%
797

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
56%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

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

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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