Georgia Perimeter College: Review & Facts

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Georgia Perimeter College is a very large two-year, public school with 23,620 students enrolled. This school was established in 1964 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Decatur, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
8
At Georgia Perimeter College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Georgia Perimeter College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 8 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Dental, and Foreign Languages. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to 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 normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
51%
The student retention rate at Georgia Perimeter College is low at 51% (way below Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Georgia Perimeter College is very low: 12%.

Student to faculty ratio at Georgia Perimeter College is reasonable: 22:1. Learn more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Average tuition prices are low - about $7,700 a year. The additional fees at Georgia Perimeter College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,000; which makes it a total of $8,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Georgia Perimeter 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
67%
According to government data, 12,612 applications were submitted and 8,506 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Georgia Perimeter College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Georgia Perimeter College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (678) 891-2300 or check Georgia Perimeter College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Georgia Perimeter College offers a distance learning option, 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 Georgia Perimeter 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.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Georgia Perimeter College.

Based on the college crime data, Georgia Perimeter College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Georgia Perimeter College Location and Maps



Post Address: Georgia Perimeter College, 3251 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, Georgia 30034-3832, USA
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