Middle Georgia State University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,728
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,571
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.4%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
99.3%
3,237 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
8,404
59.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
28%
125 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 (182 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (133 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (113 degrees).

In 2020, 1,329 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middle Georgia State University. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (772 degrees), 2.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (355 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $2,728, which is $−25,672 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $2,728, which is $−25,672 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,571.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Middle Georgia State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,728
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Middle Georgia State University was $2,728. The cost of tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $−25,672 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$10,571
2020 Value
8.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Middle Georgia State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,571. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Middle Georgia State University grew by 8.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,260
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middle Georgia State University was of $8,260 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.1% 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

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Middle Georgia State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 21.4% with respect to 2019, when 70% 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.
10.4%
2018 Default Rate
225
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Middle Georgia State University was 10.4%, which represents 225 out of the 2155 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 3,237 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 17.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,237 applicants, 3,215 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.3% acceptance rate.

There were 8,404 students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Middle Georgia State University has an overall enrollment yield of 45%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,215
Accepted Out of 3,237

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Middle Georgia State University was 99.3% (3,215 admissions from 3,237 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 94.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 17.3%, while admissions grew by 23.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Middle Georgia State University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Middle Georgia State University has a total enrollment of 8,404 students. The full-time enrollment at Middle Georgia State University is 4,984 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,420. This means that 59.3% 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 50.8% White, 34.4% Black or African American, 5.71% Hispanic or Latino, 4.25% Two or More Races, 2.71% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.1%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Black or African American Female (21.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.9%) and White Male (18.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middle Georgia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,404 students. The full-time enrollment at Middle Georgia State University is 4,984 and the part-time enrollment is 3,420. This means that 59.3% of students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Middle Georgia State University was 59%. 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
    4,271
  2. Black or African American
    2,888
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    480

The enrolled student population at Middle Georgia State University is 50.8% White, 34.4% Black or African American, 5.71% Hispanic or Latino, 4.25% Two or More Races, 2.71% Asian, 0.143% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 239 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 (772 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (355 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middle Georgia State University is Registered Nursing (182 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (133 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (113 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 (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), and Psychology (103 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 Registered nurses (1,351,554 people), Software developers (457,523 people), Other managers (262,102 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (230,920 people), and Medical & health services managers (186,367 people).

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), Psychology (103 degrees), Health (365 degrees), and History (11 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, Other financial specialists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Clinical and counseling psychologists

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), Psychology (103 degrees), Health (365 degrees), and History (11 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 Middle Georgia State University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,647,704 people), Elementary & secondary schools (677,438 people), Computer Systems Design (578,814 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (407,607 people), and Outpatient care centers (343,099 people).

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (81 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees), Psychology (103 degrees), Health (365 degrees), and History (11 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. 182 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 133 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 113 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middle Georgia State University was Registered Nursing with 182 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

545
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
784
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 545 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University, which is 0.695 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (784).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3.19 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 204 degrees were awarded to women at Middle Georgia State University in Registered Nursing, which is 3.85 times more than the 53 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 11% 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, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middle Georgia State University is Male and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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
    772 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    355 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middle Georgia State University is white (772 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (355 degrees).

0.376% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    434 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    338 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    247 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Middle Georgia State University is white female (434 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (338 degrees).

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Operations

Middle Georgia State University has an endowment valued at nearly $12.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $291k (2.25%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Middle Georgia State University had a total salary expenditure of $115M. Middle Georgia State University employs 93 Assistant professors, 70 Associate professors, and 57 Professors. Most academics at Middle Georgia State University are Female Assistant professors (53), Male Assistant professors(40), and Female Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University are: Management, with 110 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 98 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 68 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.9M
2020 Endowment
0.111%
decline from 2019

Middle Georgia State University has an endowment valued at about $12.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Middle Georgia State University declined 0.111% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.9M 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. $209k - Federal
  2. $157k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Middle Georgia State University received $209k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $157k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$41.9M
2020 Salaries
4.53%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Middle Georgia State University paid a median of $41.9M in salaries, which represents 36.5% of their overall expenditure ($115M) and a 4.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.68% growth from 2018 and a 2.68% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.6M
Instructional Salaries
267
Number of Employees

In 2020, Middle Georgia State University paid a total of $16.6M to 267 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
93 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
110 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University were Assistant professor with 93 employees; Associate professor with 70 employees; and Associate professor with 57 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University were Management with 110 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 98 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 68 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University was Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, Male Assistant professor with 40 employees, and Female Associate professor with 38 employees.

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

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