Georgia State University-Perimeter College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,224

1.97% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,905

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.2%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

59.3%

12,201 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

18,732

37.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

12.8%

267 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 2017, 1,943 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia State University-Perimeter College. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (795 degrees), 1.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (560 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is $2,224, which is $-5,190 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is $2,224, which is $-5,190 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,905.

In 2017, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,224

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was $2,224. The cost of tuition at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is $-5,190 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,905

2017 Value

5.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Georgia State University-Perimeter College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,905. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Georgia State University-Perimeter College grew by 5.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,270

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was of $6,270 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 3.29% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

31%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Georgia State University-Perimeter College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2016, when 47% 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.

10.2%

2016 Default Rate

1315

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was 10.2%, which represents 1315 out of the 12894 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 12,201 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 19.1% annual growth. Out of those 12,201 applicants, 7,233 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.3% acceptance rate.

There were 18,732 students enrolled at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has an overall enrollment yield of 45.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

7,233

Accepted Out of 12,201

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgia State University-Perimeter College was 59.3% (7,233 admissions from 12,201 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 52.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 19.1%, while admissions grew by 33.5%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has a total enrollment of 18,732 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 7,073 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,659. This means that 37.8% 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 43.8% Black or African American, 24.3% White, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.61% Asian, 4.9% Two or More Races, 0.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% 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 (24.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.4%) and White Female (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,732 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 7,073 and the part-time enrollment is 11,659. This means that 37.8% of students enrolled at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2017 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 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

    8,209

  2. White

    4,551

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2,007

The enrolled student population at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 43.8% Black or African American, 24.3% White, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.61% Asian, 4.9% Two or More Races, 0.16% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 196 students (1.05%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 685 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 (795 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (560 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 (1,750 degrees awarded), Health (190 degrees), and Library Science (1 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 (1,305,094 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (158,457 people), Medical & health services managers (139,274 people), Pharmacists (130,123 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (122,368 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,750 degrees awarded), Health (190 degrees), Library Science (1 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 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 State University-Perimeter College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,750 degrees awarded), Health (190 degrees), Library Science (1 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,440,736 people), Elementary & secondary schools (377,082 people), Outpatient care centers (202,065 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (195,823 people), and Offices of physicians (193,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,750 degrees awarded), Health (190 degrees), Library Science (1 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 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 false, 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. 629

  2. 1,314

In 2017, 629 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, which is 0.479 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,314).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 605 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.528 times less than the 1145 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1145 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.89 times more than the 605 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 2% 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, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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 (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (80% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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. Black or African American

    795 degrees awarded

  2. White

    560 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    192 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is black or african american (795 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (560 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    583 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    344 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    216 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is black or african american female (583 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (344 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.77M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $103k (5.8%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Georgia State University-Perimeter College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Georgia State University-Perimeter College employs 136 Associate professors, 132 Assistant professors, and 55 Instructors. Most academics at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are Female Assistant professors (82), Female Associate professors(73), and Male Associate professors (63).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.77M

2017 Endowment

16%

growth from 2016

Georgia State University-Perimeter College has an endowment valued at about $1.77M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgia State University-Perimeter College grew 16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.89M 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. $2.4M - Federal

  2. $23.7k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Georgia State University-Perimeter College received $2.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $23.7k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$70.6M

2017 Salaries

2.59%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Georgia State University-Perimeter College paid a median of $70.6M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.7% decline from 2015 and a 0.413% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.3M

Instructional Salaries

417

Number of Employees

In 2017, Georgia State University-Perimeter College paid a total of $21.3M to 417 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

136 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College were Associate professor with 136 employees; Assistant professor with 132 employees; and Assistant professor with 55 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College were Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 19 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia State University-Perimeter College was Female Assistant professor with 82 employees, Female Associate professor with 73 employees, and Male Associate professor with 63 employees.

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

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