Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,489
Graduate Enrollment: 1,177
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 87.68%

Male/Female: 36% / 64% (2017)

First generation college students: 19.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,176
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1070 - 1260

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 52.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 31.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 20.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 82.7%
Black: 3.9%
Hispanic: 6.1%
Asian: 1.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.4%
Non-resident alien: 0.6%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $28,032
In-State tuition: $9,524
Out-of-State tuition: $28,704

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,324 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $6,419 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,792 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $6,419 (2022)

Average Family Income: $95,010 (2017)
Median Family Income: $78,448 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 17.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 38.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,250 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $236 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $15,817
$30k-48k $16,499
$48k-75k $19,728
$75k-110k $20,712
$110k+ $21,787

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 49%
6-year graduation rate: 62%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,533 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 75.9% (2015)
@3 year 79.4% (2017)
@5 year 79.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 59.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 61.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,675 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $51,360 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 51 $25,250 $268 $22,918 ($1,910) $42,813 ($3,568)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 27 $23,114 $236 $36,543 ($3,045)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 83 $25,000 $246 $34,713 ($2,893) $50,175 ($4,181)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 25 $23,219 $246 $61,506 ($5,126) $76,403 ($6,367)
Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 41 $20,740 $222 $62,001 ($5,167) $72,309 ($6,026)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 14 $293
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 14 $297 $67,400 ($5,617) $83,297 ($6,941)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 25
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 8
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 33 $26,000 $261 $39,272 ($3,273) $45,735 ($3,811)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 27 $314 $49,869 ($4,156) $54,147 ($4,512)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 12
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 55 $26,000 $256 $44,739 ($3,728) $43,131 ($3,594)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 84 $316 $50,481 ($4,207) $50,103 ($4,175)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 41
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 4 $44,688 ($3,724)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 16 $315 $50,896 ($4,241) $55,764 ($4,647)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 12
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 96 $24,000 $236 $45,479 ($3,790) $58,977 ($4,915)
Bachelor's Degree History. 14 $25,000 $221 $43,849 ($3,654)
Master's Degree History. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 32 $26,000 $217 $20,186 ($1,682) $34,740 ($2,895)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 5
Master's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 15 $38,121 ($3,177)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 19 $52,642 ($4,387)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 47 $27,000 $272 $33,088 ($2,757) $44,854 ($3,738)
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 6
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 108 $25,000 $254 $66,581 ($5,548) $66,492 ($5,541)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 10
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 34 $366 $67,461 ($5,622) $92,558 ($7,713)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 108 $23,611 $234 $45,030 ($3,753) $61,322 ($5,110)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 43 $390 $67,744 ($5,645)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 51 $22,425 $212 $48,907 ($4,076) $59,578 ($4,965)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 31 $189 $61,315 ($5,110) $76,069 ($6,339)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 20 $42,972 ($3,581) $77,352 ($6,446)
Master's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 13
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 12
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 19
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 76 $25,000 $242 $27,964 ($2,330) $39,150 ($3,263)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Sustainability Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 10
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 34 $359 $83,162 ($6,930) $115,588 ($9,632)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 78 $25,000 $234 $27,883 ($2,324) $49,024 ($4,085)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 8
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 13
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 32 $41,810 ($3,484)
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 94 $24,500 $240 $30,581 ($2,548) $45,074 ($3,756)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 33 $25,000 $263 $37,718 ($3,143) $44,076 ($3,673)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 6
Master's Degree Public Administration. 19 $57,432 ($4,786)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 31 $21,965 $207 $39,812 ($3,318) $55,013 ($4,584)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 15
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 17 $19,557 ($1,630) $31,656 ($2,638)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $71,442
Full time faculty: 82%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $44,832,809 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $65,814,122 (2022)