Middle Georgia State University

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School Overview

Middle Georgia College was a unit of the University System of Georgia. It was consolidated with Macon State College on January 8, 2013, and is now known as Middle Georgia State University. Middle Georgia State University has 5 locations in Georgia – Cochran, Macon, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins.

General Information

Admission Office

1100 Second Street SE

Cochran, GA 31014

(478) 934-3103

Fax: (478) 934-3403

Main Address

1100 Second Street SE

Cochran, GA 31014-1599

(478) 934-6221


Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,111


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Very important admission factors:

Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA


Character/Personal Qualities
Standardized Test Scores

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Students graduating with college prep diploma must have 2.0 academic core GPA. Students graduating with tech prep/vocational/general diploma must have 2.2 academic core GPA.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A

Architecture & Related Programs

Environmental Design A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising C
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Logistics/Materials Management B
Merchandising A
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Entry Applications A
Information Technology A


Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A
Health Teacher Education A
Junior High Education A
Secondary Education A
Special Education A


Civil Engineering A
Computer Engineering – General A
Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Computer Engineering A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Manufacturing Technologies A
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A
Auto Body Repair A
Automotive Technology A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Traffic Control B

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.

Middle Georgia State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (478) 471-2700
Website: https://www.mga.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://gafutures.xap.com/applications/usg/usg_common_app_short/introduction.asp?application_id=4019
Address: 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,066
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 25%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,292 (41% 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: $4,042
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,389
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,849

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

Middle Georgia State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Middle Georgia State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3111
Education 31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 31
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 431
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 211
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 22
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 321
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 1513204

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Middle Georgia 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,042
Out-of-state $11,389
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,878
Out-of-state $13,788

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 1,231 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,147 84% $5,849
Student loan aid 745 55% $5,566

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,273 70% $4,870
Federal student loans 3,378 45% $6,231

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Middle Georgia 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 Middle Georgia State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,756 1,339 1,417
Percent admitted 100% 94% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 52% 56% 49%

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

Middle Georgia State University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,066
Undergraduate enrollment 7,787
Graduate enrollment 279

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

Middle Georgia State University 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
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • 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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