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Georgia College and State University
Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College and State University, founded in 1889, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Health Sciences. Its 666-acre campus is located in Milledgeville, 30 miles northeast of Macon.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,047
   Women 3,716 (61.5%)
   Men 2,331 (38.5%)
Graduate Students 868
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 85% of 3,980 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.47
SAT Math 560 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 568 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance In-state: $25,946
Out-of-state: $44,294
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $9,202
Out-of-state: $27,550
  Room and Board $10,626
Average Percent of Need Met 64%
Average Freshman Award $11,211
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 337
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Milledgeville Population 19,401
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 36% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Bobcats
Sororities 39% of women participate
Fraternities 21% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.3% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students 1.0% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning 85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 42.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported