Dalton State College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,563
2022 Average Net Price
$5,532
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.26%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,527
61.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.7%
108 Graduates

About

Dalton State College is a higher education institution located in Whitfield County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Dalton State College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (111 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (57 degrees), and Radiographer (12 degrees).

In 2022, 741 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dalton State College. 65.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (434 degrees), 1.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (239 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dalton State College is $2,563, which is $−9,401 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Dalton State College is $2,563, which is $−9,401 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,532.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Dalton State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,563
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Dalton State College was $2,563. The cost of tuition at Dalton State College is $−9,401 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$5,532
2022 Value
3.96%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Dalton State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,532. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Dalton State College grew by 3.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,563
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dalton State College was of $8,563 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.777% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Dalton State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 37.5% with respect to 2021, when 72% 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.
2.26%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Dalton State College was 2.26%, which represents 14 out of the 620 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

Dalton State College had a total enrollment of 4,527 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Dalton State College is 2,768 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,759. This means that 61.1% of students enrolled at Dalton State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dalton State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% White, 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.23% Black or African American, 2.16% Asian, 1.68% Two or More Races, 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0442% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dalton State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.6%) and White Male (21.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dalton State College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,527 students. The full-time enrollment at Dalton State College is 2,768 and the part-time enrollment is 1,759. This means that 61.1% of students enrolled at Dalton State College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 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 Dalton State College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Dalton State College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,465 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,578 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    146 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Dalton State College is 54.5% White, 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.23% Black or African American, 2.16% Asian, 1.68% Two or More Races, 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0442% 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 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 93 students (2.05%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 233 more women than men received degrees from Dalton State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dalton State College is white (434 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (239 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Dalton State College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (111 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (57 degrees) and Radiographer (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Dalton State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (14 degrees awarded), Biology (58 degrees), and Protective Services (43 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dalton State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,722,032 people), Secondary school teachers (580,684 people), Physicians (417,218 people), Education administrators (323,750 people), and Other managers (301,465 people).

The most specialized majors at Dalton State College in 2022 are History (14 degrees awarded), Biology (58 degrees), Protective Services (43 degrees), Education (91 degrees), and English (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dalton State College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Dalton State College are History (14 degrees awarded), Biology (58 degrees), Protective Services (43 degrees), Education (91 degrees), and English (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Dalton State College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,122,752 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (651,217 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (602,176 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (423,818 people), and Offices of physicians (230,163 people).

The most specialized majors at Dalton State College are History (14 degrees awarded), Biology (58 degrees), Protective Services (43 degrees), Education (91 degrees), and English (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dalton State College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 91 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dalton State College was Elementary Education & Teaching with 91 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

254
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
487
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 254 degrees were awarded to men at Dalton State College, which is 0.522 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (487).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Dalton State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.609 times less than the 69 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Dalton State College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 7.27 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 10% of students graduating from Dalton State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (34.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Dalton State College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (34.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.926% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    434 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    239 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dalton State College is white (434 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (239 degrees).

1.08% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    279 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    166 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    155 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dalton State College is white female (279 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (166 degrees).

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Operations

Dalton State College has an endowment valued at nearly $20M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.2k (0.006%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Dalton State College had a total salary expenditure of 56.8M. Dalton State College employs 47 Assistant professors, 45 Associate professors and 42 Professors. Most academics at Dalton State College are Female Assistant professor (30), Female Associate professor (28), and Male Professor (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dalton State College are: Management, with 48 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Endowment

$20M
2022 Endowment
10.5%
growth from 2021

Dalton State College has an endowment valued at about $20M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Dalton State College grew 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.29M higher 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: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $645k - Federal
  2. $486k - State
  3. $388k - Local

As of 2022, Dalton State College received $645k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $486k from state grants and contracts, and $388k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.9M
2022 Salaries
0.852%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Dalton State College paid a median of $19.9M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($56.8M) and a 0.852% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.6M
Instructional Salaries
139
Number of Employees

In 2022, Dalton State College paid a total of $9.6M to 139 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dalton State College were Assistant professor with 47 employees, Associate professor with 45 employees, and Professor with 42 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dalton State College were Management with 48 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dalton State College was Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, Female Associate professor with 28 employees, and Male Professor with 24 employees.

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

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