Dalton State College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

650 College Drive

Dalton, GA 30720

(706) 272-4436

(800) 829-4436

Fax: (706) 272-2530

Contact: Jodi Johnson

Vice President for Enrollment Services
Main Address

650 College Drive

Dalton, GA 30720

(706) 272-4436


Total undergrads: 4,957

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,380

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,957


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Very important admission factors:

Academic GPA

Important admission factors:

Standardized Test Scores


Rigor of secondary school record

A note about the college’s admission requirements: 2.0 GPA in high school college preparatory curriculum and 2.2 GPA in Tech Prep curriculum required.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biomedical Sciences A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,B
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management A,B,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management C
Operations Management B
Small Business Administration C

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Data Processing Technology A,C


Education – General A
Elementary Education A,B
Junior High Education A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education C
Secondary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Work/Family Studies A,B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Office Administration A
Medical Office Assistant C
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Transcription A,C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Phlebotomy C
Physician Assistance A
Prepharmacy A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A


History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A,B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Computer Installation/Repair A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Industrial Electronics A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A,B

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Social Sciences

Criminology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Dalton State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (706) 272-4436
Website: https://www.daltonstate.edu/index.cms
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.daltonstate.edu/admissions/why-dalton-state.cms
Address: 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA 30720-3797
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,964
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 25%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 4,964 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,683
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,589
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,577

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Dalton State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Dalton State College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 17
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 343
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 5922

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Dalton State College 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,683
Out-of-state $10,589
Books and supplies $1,350

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 703 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 668 83% $5,577
Student loan aid 159 20% $4,397

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,411 67% $4,999
Federal student loans 991 19% $5,252

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Admissions Considerations

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

Dalton State College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,964
Undergraduate enrollment 4,964
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Dalton State College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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