Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,554

$19,956

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
45%
400-499
45%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
65%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
68%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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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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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,879
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

163-acre, suburban campus in Morrow (population: 7,473), 10 miles from Atlanta. Major airport, bus, and train serve Atlanta.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

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
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • lighted pathways

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
45%
400-499
45%
300-399
4%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
65%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
68%
12-17
22%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline July 17
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.1

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 991
Declined 947
Total Received 1,938

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,621

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,080
Room & board $10,397
Additional fees $1,474
Books & supplies $1,222
Other fees $2,718
Total $20,891
Average Financial Aid - $5,621
Total with Avg. Aid $15,270
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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Community Psychology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Office Management and Supervision
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

6,879

total students

96%

in-state

4%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 8%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
66%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
12%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

627

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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