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Georgia College & State University
  • 4 Year
  • MILLEDGEVILLE, GA

Report Card

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

editorial

Georgia College is an above-average public university located in Milledgeville, Georgia. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,364 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Georgia College acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Marketing. Graduating 64% of students, Georgia College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,700.

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231 W HANCOCK STREET
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA 31061
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference

Georgia College & State University Rankings

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GCSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1110-1260
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,823 / 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
$7,660 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 92 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 91 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
    16%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,364 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
480
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
15%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Friendly and outgoing
    45%
  • Open-Minded and Friendly
    17%
  • White, friendly, outgoing, upper-middle, female
    12%
  • Figuring this place out day by day
    9%
  • White, ignorant, spoiled rich sheep.
    6%
  • White Anglo-Saxon Protestant...Greek
    5%
  • If you're white, you're good, if not, well....
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 108 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 129 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 56 responses
  • Small, but comfortable
    50%
  • Community and Academically Driven
    16%
  • I like the one on one connection & it's beautiful
    7%
  • Challenging
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Homogeneous
    5%
  • Quaint
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 48 responses

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