Middle Georgia State University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,728
12.1% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,781
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.5%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
94.2%
2,759 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
8,066
62.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
27.4%
97 Graduates

About

Middle Georgia State University is a higher education institution located in Bibb County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Middle Georgia State University were Registered Nursing (165 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (130 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (122 degrees).

In 2019, 1,335 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middle Georgia State University. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (797 degrees), 2.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (351 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $2,728, which is $−24,552 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $2,728, which is $−24,552 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,781.

In 2019, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,728
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Middle Georgia State University was $2,728. The cost of tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $−24,552 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$9,781
2019 Value
4.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Middle Georgia State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,781. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Middle Georgia State University grew by 4.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,087
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middle Georgia State University was of $9,087 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.88% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Middle Georgia State University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.45% with respect to 2018, when 69% 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.
13.5%
2017 Default Rate
333
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Middle Georgia State University was 13.5%, which represents 333 out of the 2473 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

Middle Georgia State University received 2,759 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 19.2% annual growth. Out of those 2,759 applicants, 2,598 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.2% acceptance rate.

There were 8,066 students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University in 2019, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Middle Georgia State University has an overall enrollment yield of 55.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,598
Accepted Out of 2,759

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Middle Georgia State University was 94.2% (2,598 admissions from 2,759 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 92%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 19.2%, while admissions grew by 22.1%.

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SAT Scores

76%
Submission Percentage
1,095
Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at Middle Georgia State University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Middle Georgia State University has a total enrollment of 8,066 students. The full-time enrollment at Middle Georgia State University is 5,016 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,050. This means that 62.2% of students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middle Georgia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% White, 33.7% Black or African American, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, 4.02% Two or More Races, 2.74% Asian, 0.124% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0992% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.8%), followed by White Male (23.7%) and Black or African American Female (21.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.1%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Black or African American Female (18.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middle Georgia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,066 students. The full-time enrollment at Middle Georgia State University is 5,016 and the part-time enrollment is 3,050. This means that 62.2% of students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2019 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 Middle Georgia State University was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Middle Georgia State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,190
  2. Black or African American
    2,722
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    418

The enrolled student population at Middle Georgia State University is 51.9% White, 33.7% Black or African American, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, 4.02% Two or More Races, 2.74% Asian, 0.124% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0992% 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 Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 42 students (0.521%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 289 more women than men received degrees from Middle Georgia State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Middle Georgia State University is white (797 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (351 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middle Georgia State University is Registered Nursing (165 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (130 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (122 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Middle Georgia State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (75 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (180 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (287 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 Middle Georgia State University are Software developers (531,635 people), Other managers (243,497 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (199,874 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (151,175 people), and Computer & information systems managers (125,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (75 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (180 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (287 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Psychology (67 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 Middle Georgia State University are Surgeons, Dentists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Chief executives & legislators, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (75 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (180 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (287 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Psychology (67 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 Middle Georgia State University are Computer Systems Design (612,935 people), Elementary & secondary schools (591,122 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (327,216 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (235,355 people), and Outpatient care centers (155,434 people).

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (75 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (180 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (287 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Psychology (67 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 Middle Georgia State University.
Most Common
  1. 165 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 130 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 122 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middle Georgia State University was Registered Nursing with 165 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

523
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
812
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 523 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (812).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 103 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 5.42 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 196 degrees were awarded to women at Middle Georgia State University in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.15 times more than the 91 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 9% of students graduating from Middle Georgia State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (45.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middle Georgia State University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (45.5% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.03% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    797 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    351 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middle Georgia State University is white (797 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (351 degrees).

0.599% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    470 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    327 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    236 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middle Georgia State University is white female (470 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (327 degrees).

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Operations

Middle Georgia State University has an endowment valued at nearly $13M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $291k (2.25%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Middle Georgia State University had a total salary expenditure of $104M. Middle Georgia State University employs 100 Assistant professors, 67 Associate professors, and 53 Professors. Most academics at Middle Georgia State University are Female Assistant professors (56), Male Assistant professors(44), and Female Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 111 employees, Management, with 110 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13M
2019 Endowment
5.54%
decline from 2018

Middle Georgia State University has an endowment valued at about $13M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Middle Georgia State University declined 5.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $184k - Federal
  2. $13.5k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Middle Georgia State University received $184k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$40.1M
2019 Salaries
1.68%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Middle Georgia State University paid a median of $40.1M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($104M) and a 1.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.68% growth from 2017 and a 5.95% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.4M
Instructional Salaries
266
Number of Employees

In 2019, Middle Georgia State University paid a total of $16.4M to 266 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
100 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
111 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University were Assistant professor with 100 employees; Associate professor with 67 employees; and Associate professor with 53 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University were Office and Administrative Support with 111 employees; Management with 110 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University was Female Assistant professor with 56 employees, Male Assistant professor with 44 employees, and Female Associate professor with 38 employees.

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

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