Georgia College & State University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,508
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,958
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.5%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
85.9%
4,515 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
6,873
80.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
61.7%
903 Graduates

About

Georgia College & State University is a higher education institution located in Baldwin County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Georgia College & State University were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (124 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (110 degrees), and Registered Nursing (108 degrees).

In 2020, 1,892 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia College & State University. 66% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,483 degrees), 7.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (202 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia College & State University is $7,508, which is $−15,022 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia College & State University is $7,508, which is $−15,022 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,958.

In 2020, 86% of undergraduate students attending Georgia College & State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,508
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Georgia College & State University was $7,508. The cost of tuition at Georgia College & State University is $−15,022 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$20,958
2020 Value
0.648%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Georgia College & State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,958. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Georgia College & State University grew by 0.648%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,553
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia College & State University was of $13,553 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 0.601% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Georgia College & State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.88% with respect to 2019, when 82% 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.
3.5%
2018 Default Rate
48
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia College & State University was 3.5%, which represents 48 out of the 1372 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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Admissions

Georgia College & State University received 4,515 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.82% annual growth. Out of those 4,515 applicants, 3,880 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.9% acceptance rate.

There were 6,873 students enrolled at Georgia College & State University in 2020, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgia College & State University has an overall enrollment yield of 35.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,880
Accepted Out of 4,515

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgia College & State University was 85.9% (3,880 admissions from 4,515 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 79.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 2.82%, while admissions grew by 11%.

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SAT Scores

52%
Submission Percentage
705
Scores Submitted

52% of enrolled first-time students at Georgia College & State University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgia College & State University has a total enrollment of 6,873 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia College & State University is 5,529 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,344. This means that 80.4% of students enrolled at Georgia College & State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgia College & State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.7% White, 8.72% Black or African American, 5.86% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.262% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0582% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia College & State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.8%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.8%) and White Male (18.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia College & State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,873 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia College & State University is 5,529 and the part-time enrollment is 1,344. This means that 80.4% of students enrolled at Georgia College & State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
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 Georgia College & State University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Georgia College & State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,477
  2. Black or African American
    599
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    403

The enrolled student population at Georgia College & State University is 79.7% White, 8.72% Black or African American, 5.86% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.262% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0582% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 14 students (0.204%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 604 more women than men received degrees from Georgia College & State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Georgia College & State University is white (1,483 degrees awarded). There were 7.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (202 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Georgia College & State University is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (124 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (110 degrees) and Registered Nursing (108 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgia College & State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (134 degrees awarded), Education (378 degrees), and English (56 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia College & State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,837,407 people), Secondary school teachers (454,206 people), Education administrators (297,622 people), Postsecondary teachers (197,647 people), and Other managers (191,462 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia College & State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (134 degrees awarded), Education (378 degrees), English (56 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (24 degrees), and History (25 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 Georgia College & State University are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Georgia College & State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (134 degrees awarded), Education (378 degrees), English (56 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (24 degrees), and History (25 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 Georgia College & State University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,991,195 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (420,273 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (203,988 people), Legal services (155,692 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (117,596 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia College & State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (134 degrees awarded), Education (378 degrees), English (56 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (24 degrees), and History (25 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 Georgia College & State University.
Most Common
  1. 124 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 110 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 108 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Georgia College & State University was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 124 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

644
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,248
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 644 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia College & State University, which is 0.516 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,248).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia College & State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.39 times more than the 31 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 143 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia College & State University in Registered Nursing, which is 17.9 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 48% of students graduating from Georgia College & State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgia College & State University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,483 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    202 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia College & State University is white (1,483 degrees awarded). There were 7.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (202 degrees).

0.37% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    964 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    519 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    148 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Georgia College & State University is white female (964 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (519 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia College & State University has an endowment valued at nearly $44.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.258%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Georgia College & State University had a total salary expenditure of $178M. Georgia College & State University employs 108 Professors, 84 Assistant professors, and 76 Lecturers. Most academics at Georgia College & State University are Male Professors (60), Female Lecturers(52), and Female Assistant professors (50).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia College & State University are: Management, with 152 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, and Service with 81 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$44.8M
2020 Endowment
1.53%
decline from 2019

Georgia College & State University has an endowment valued at about $44.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgia College & State University declined 1.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.21M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $490k - Federal
  2. $806k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Georgia College & State University received $490k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $806k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$58.8M
2020 Salaries
1.72%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Georgia College & State University paid a median of $58.8M in salaries, which represents 33.1% of their overall expenditure ($178M) and a 1.72% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.659% growth from 2018 and a 3.62% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.9M
Instructional Salaries
339
Number of Employees

In 2020, Georgia College & State University paid a total of $24.9M to 339 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
108 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
152 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia College & State University were Professor with 108 employees; Assistant professor with 84 employees; and Assistant professor with 76 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia College & State University were Management with 152 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 121 employees; and Service with 81 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia College & State University was Male Professor with 60 employees, Female Lecturer with 52 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 50 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Georgia College & State University.

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