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Clayton State University Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Morrow, GA

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3  
History   2
Academic Electives   2

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
Phone
 
Fax
 
E-mail
csu-info@clayton.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
July 17
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Proof of immunization required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
51% of 1,938 applicants were admitted
Women
50% of 1,283 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 655 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.10
3.75 and Above
8%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
34%
2.00 - 2.49
14%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
462 average
420-500 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
4.2%
Score of 500 - 600
21.6%
Score of 400 - 500
65.6%
Score of 300 - 400
7.9%
Score of 200 - 300
.7%
SAT EBRW
492 average
460-520 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
.7%
Score of 600 - 700
3.9%
Score of 500 - 600
45.2%
Score of 400 - 500
45.9%
Score of 300 - 400
4.2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1.2%
Score of 24 - 29
7.5%
Score of 18 - 23
68.9%
Score of 12 - 17
22%
Score of 6 - 11
.4%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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