Clayton State University: Review & Facts

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Clayton State University is a medium four-year, public school with 7,140 students enrolled. This college was established in 1969 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Morrow, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
At Clayton State University you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Clayton State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Medical, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
68%
The student retention rate at Clayton State University is relatively low at 68% (close to Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Clayton State University is very low: 27%. About 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Clayton State University is reasonably decent - 18:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,700
Average tuition price is slightly high - $13,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Clayton State University beyond tuition are around $1,500; which makes it a total of $14,700 a year.

Read the details about Clayton State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
40%
As reported in recent government data, 2,549 applications were submitted and 1,032 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Clayton State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Clayton State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Clayton State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Clayton State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $5,600 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Clayton State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Clayton State University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Clayton State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285, USA
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