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Clayton State, founded in 1969, is a public, multipurpose institution. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Sciences, and Technology. Its 163-acre campus is located in Morrow, 10 miles from Atlanta.

Website: www.clayton.edu/

Public
Co-ed
6,555
Undergraduate
Students
(69.0%) 4,526 Women
(31.0%) 2,029 Men
448
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
48% of 2,117 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 17

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.02
SAT Math
420-500 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
491 average
440-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $16,590
Out-of-state: $29,666
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,410
Out-of-state: $19,486
Room and Board
$10,180
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
$11,230
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,423
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
231
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Morrow Population
6,715
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
18% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.1% Asian
61.5% Black/African-American
6.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
19.9% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
67.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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