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Dalton State College
  • 4 Year
  • DALTON, GA

Report Card

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

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Dalton State is a public college located in Dalton, Georgia in the Chattanooga Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,937 undergraduate students. The Dalton State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Elementary Education. Graduating 29% of students, Dalton State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,700.

About

650 COLLEGE DRIVE
DALTON, GA 30720
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Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Southern States Athletic Conference

Dalton State College Rankings

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Dalton State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$5,776 / 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
$5,716 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 82 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 83 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 83 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    55%
  • On Campus
    25%
  • Online
    20%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,937 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,857
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • friendly and supportive
    67%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
27%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 11 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 11 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Small but growing
    56%
  • Cheap
    16%
  • Challenging
    12%
  • Designed for Failure
    5%
  • Mediocre
    5%
  • Communal
    2%
  • supportive community
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%

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