Dalton State College: Review & Facts

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Dalton State College is a medium four-year, public school with 5,050 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 2 schools located in Dalton, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are offered at Dalton State College.

Dalton State College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Management, Business, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile 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 usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
Dalton State College student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (close to Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Dalton State College is very low: 17%. About 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Dalton State College is reasonably decent - 21:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,400
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - $8,500 per year. The additional fees at Dalton State College not covered by tuition are around $900; this makes it a total of $9,400 per year.

Read the details about Dalton State College 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
43%
As reported in recent government data, 3,698 applications were submitted and 1,606 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Dalton State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Dalton State College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dalton State College, 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-
Dalton State College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 300 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $5,000 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Dalton State College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dalton State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Dalton State College, 650 College Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30720-3797, USA
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