Atlanta Metropolitan State College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,425
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,798
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.62%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,704
39.3% Full-Time

About

Atlanta Metropolitan State College is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were General Business Administration & Management (23 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (8 degrees).

In 2020, 213 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. 70.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (192 degrees), 16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is $2,425, which is $−9,404 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is $2,425, which is $−9,404 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,798.

In 2020, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,425
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was $2,425. The cost of tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is $−9,404 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$7,798
2020 Value
58.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Atlanta Metropolitan State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,798. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Atlanta Metropolitan State College grew by 58.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,480
Room and Board
$1,440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was of $6,480 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of room and board decreased by 11.1% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 27.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Atlanta Metropolitan State College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.11% with respect to 2019, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.62%
2018 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was 9.62%, which represents 73 out of the 759 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Atlanta Metropolitan State College has a total enrollment of 1,704 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is 669 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,035. This means that 39.3% of students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.1% Black or African American, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 2.99% Two or More Races, 2.17% White, 1.12% Asian, 0.0587% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (53.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (30.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.74%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,704 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is 669 and the part-time enrollment is 1,035. This means that 39.3% of students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Atlanta Metropolitan State College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,467
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    88
  3. Two or More Races
    51

The enrolled student population at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is 86.1% Black or African American, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 2.99% Two or More Races, 2.17% White, 1.12% Asian, 0.0587% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 15 students (0.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 89 more women than men received degrees from Atlanta Metropolitan State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is black or african american (192 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is General Business Administration & Management (23 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (8 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Math & Statistics (3 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Accountants & auditors (1,012,318 people), Other managers (819,941 people), Financial managers (510,937 people), Physicians (412,483 people), and Chief executives & legislators (407,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (12 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Business (31 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Dentists, Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (12 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Business (31 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Elementary & secondary schools (795,142 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (727,027 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (661,191 people), Computer Systems Design (580,563 people), and Banking & related activities (518,961 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (12 degrees), Math & Statistics (3 degrees), Biology (8 degrees), and Business (31 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Atlanta Metropolitan State College.
Most Common
  1. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 8 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was General Business Administration & Management with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

62
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
151
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, which is 0.411 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (151).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.394 times less than the 109 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 109 degrees were awarded to women at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.53 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    192 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is black or african american (192 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12 degrees).

0.939% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    134 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is black or african american female (134 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (58 degrees).

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Operations

Atlanta Metropolitan State College has an endowment valued at nearly $467k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Atlanta Metropolitan State College had a total salary expenditure of $22.8M. Atlanta Metropolitan State College employs 11 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors, and 8 Instructors. Most academics at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Male Associate professors (6), Female Assistant professors(6), and Male Instructors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are: Management, with 22 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$467k
2020 Endowment
0.0161%
growth from 2019

Atlanta Metropolitan State College has an endowment valued at about $467k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Atlanta Metropolitan State College grew 0.0161% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.5M - Federal
  2. $31.4k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Atlanta Metropolitan State College received $2.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $31.4k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.87M
2020 Salaries
19.7%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Atlanta Metropolitan State College paid a median of $8.87M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($22.8M) and a 19.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.6% decline from 2018 and a 4.86% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.23M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2020, Atlanta Metropolitan State College paid a total of $2.23M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were Assistant professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were Management with 22 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was Male Associate professor with 6 employees, Female Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.

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