Macon State College: Review & Facts

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Macon State College is a medium four-year, public school with 5,780 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1965 and is one of the 7 colleges and schools located in Macon, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
Macon State College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Macon State College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
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 positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
64%
Macon State College student retention rate is relatively low at 64% (close to Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Macon State College is very low: 13%. Nearly 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Macon State College is reasonably decent: 19:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,100
Average tuition cost is relatevely low, $8,500 per year. The additional fees at Macon State College beyond tuition are nearly $600; this totals $9,100 per year.

Read the details about Macon 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
47%
According to recent data, 2,571 applications were submitted and 1,207 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Macon State College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Macon 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-
Macon State College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: roughly $4,800 a year.

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

Macon State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Macon State College, 100 College Station Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206-5145, USA
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