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Clayton State University
  • 4 Year
  • MORROW, GA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Clayton State is a public university located in Morrow, Georgia in the Atlanta Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,680 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Clayton State acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 31% of students, Clayton State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,100.

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2000 CLAYTON STATE BOULEVARD
MORROW, GA 30260
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference

Clayton State University Rankings

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Clayton State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
July 15
SAT Range
860-1000
ACT Range
18-21
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$11,620 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,138 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 62 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 81 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 81 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    46%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    49%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,680 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,696
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
68%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Determined
    24%
  • The majority of students keep to themselves
    24%
  • What's up!
    22%
  • Hello how are you?
    11%
  • Silent
    11%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
36%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 94 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 105 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 57 responses
  • Convenience
    42%
  • Diverse
    30%
  • Local
    18%
  • Underrated
    4%
  • Strict
    2%
  • Thrifty
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

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