Georgia State University-Perimeter College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,181

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,242

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.7%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

52.9%

10,241 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

18,727

36% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

10.6%

226 Graduates

About

Georgia State University-Perimeter College is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Georgia State University-Perimeter College were .

In 2016, 1,979 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia State University-Perimeter College. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (837 degrees), 1.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (608 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is $2,181, which is $-5,139 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is $2,181, which is $-5,139 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,242.

In 2016, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,181

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was $2,181. The cost of tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is $-5,139 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,242

2016 Value

0.684%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Georgia State University-Perimeter College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,242. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Georgia State University-Perimeter College grew by 0.684%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,070

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was of $6,070 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 6.12% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

29%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Georgia State University-Perimeter College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 14.5% with respect to 2015, when 55% 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.

9.7%

2015 Default Rate

1285

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was 9.7%, which represents 1285 out of the 13250 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 State University-Perimeter College received 10,241 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.1% annual growth. Out of those 10,241 applicants, 5,418 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.9% acceptance rate.

There were 18,727 students enrolled at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has an overall enrollment yield of 43.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,418

Accepted Out of 10,241

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgia State University-Perimeter College was 52.9% (5,418 admissions from 10,241 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 53.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 13.1%, while admissions grew by 12.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has a total enrollment of 18,727 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 6,743 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,984. This means that 36% of students enrolled at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% Black or African American, 26.4% White, 9.98% Hispanic or Latino, 9.48% Asian, 4.59% Two or More Races, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (23.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (17%) and White Female (11.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,727 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 6,743 and the part-time enrollment is 11,984. This means that 36% of students enrolled at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2016 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 State University-Perimeter College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Georgia State University-Perimeter 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

    8,060

  2. White

    4,937

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,869

The enrolled student population at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 43% Black or African American, 26.4% White, 9.98% Hispanic or Latino, 9.48% Asian, 4.59% Two or More Races, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% 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 Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% 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, 162 students (0.865%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 559 more women than men received degrees from Georgia State University-Perimeter College. The majority of degree recipients at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are black or african american (837 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (608 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,785 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), and Library Science (2 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 Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Registered nurses (1,244,605 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (151,809 people), Medical & health services managers (141,302 people), Physicians & surgeons (121,389 people), and Pharmacists (117,475 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,785 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Library Science (2 degrees), and Health (179 degrees).

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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 Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, Physicians & surgeons, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,785 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Library Science (2 degrees), and Health (179 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 State University-Perimeter College are Hospitals (1,428,450 people), Elementary & secondary schools (355,417 people), Outpatient care centers (196,453 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (180,651 people), and Offices of physicians (170,543 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,785 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Library Science (2 degrees), and Health (179 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 State University-Perimeter College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 710

  2. 1,269

In 2016, 710 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, which is 0.559 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,269).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 673 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.605 times less than the 1112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 1112 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.65 times more than the 673 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 3% of students graduating from Georgia State University-Perimeter College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (37.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (37.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.885% of graduates (2 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

    837 degrees awarded

  2. White

    608 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    170 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is black or african american (837 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (608 degrees).

1.26% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    576 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    361 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    261 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is black or african american female (576 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (361 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.52M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $47.1k (3.1%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Georgia State University-Perimeter College had a total expenditure of $153M. Of that $153M, they spent $71.4M on salaries and $153M on benefits.

Georgia State University-Perimeter College employs 133 Associate professors, 124 Assistant professors, and 70 Instructors. Most academics at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Female Assistant professors (76), Female Associate professors(76), and Male Associate professors (57).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.52M

2015 Endowment

8.94%

growth from 2014

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has an endowment valued at about $1.52M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgia State University-Perimeter College grew 8.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.6M lower than than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.66M - Federal

  2. $952k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Georgia State University-Perimeter College received $1.66M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $952k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$71.4M

Salary Expenditure

$153M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Georgia State University-Perimeter College had a total expenditure of $153M. Of that $153M, they spent $71.4M on salaries and $153M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$71.4M

2015 Salaries

0.413%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Georgia State University-Perimeter College paid a median of $71.4M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($153M) and a 0.413% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.947% decline from 2013 and a 19.5% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.5M

Instructional Salaries

433

Number of Employees

In 2015, Georgia State University-Perimeter College paid a total of $20.5M to 433 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

133 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College were Associate professor with 133 employees; Assistant professor with 124 employees; and Assistant professor with 70 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was Female Assistant professor with 76 employees, Female Associate professor with 76 employees, and Male Associate professor with 57 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Georgia State University-Perimeter College.

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