Southern Polytechnic State University: Review & Facts

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Southern Polytechnic State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,205 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1948 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Marietta, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
At Southern Polytechnic State University you can earn your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Southern Polytechnic State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Management, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The student retention rate at Southern Polytechnic State University is fair at 76% (well above Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southern Polytechnic State University is very low: 28%. Approximately 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Polytechnic State University is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,500
Average tuition price is fairly high - $15,000 a year. The additional fees at Southern Polytechnic State University beyond tuition are nearly $1,500; this comes to a total of $16,500 per year.

Read the details about Southern Polytechnic 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
79%
According to government data, 1,535 applications were submitted and 1,212 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Southern Polytechnic State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Southern Polytechnic State University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Polytechnic 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-
Southern Polytechnic State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $4,000 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern Polytechnic 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Southern Polytechnic State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Polytechnic State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896, USA
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