Clayton State University

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School Information

Phone Number:(678) 466-4000
Website:www.clayton.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.gacollege411.org/applications/USG_Common_App_Short/apply.html?application_id=3387
Address:2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, GA 30260-0285
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,996
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,814 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,340
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,596
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,734

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Clayton State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Clayton State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services171
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services123
Education13
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs32
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities111
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total34319

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Clayton State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs21
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total82

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Clayton State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,340
Out-of-state$15,596
Books and supplies$1,222

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,966
Out-of-state$14,961

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid48196%
Grant or scholarship aid43687%$6,734
Student loan aid35370%$6,631

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,79573%$4,932
Federal student loans3,94560%$7,586

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Clayton State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Clayton State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,0958211,274
Percent admitted100%43%46%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%26%29%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Clayton State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,996
Undergraduate enrollment6,555
Graduate enrollment441

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Clayton State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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