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Clayton State University

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world rank  2449

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Overview

Founded in 1969, the Clayton State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Morrow (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Clayton State University (CSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Clayton State University (CSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 55-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Clayton State University's Control Typepublic

Entity

Clayton State University's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Clayton State University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized

Selectivity

Clayton State University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym CSU
Founded 1969
Motto Dreams. Made Real.
Colours Blue and orange
Mascot Loch
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University Location

Address 2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow
30260-0285 Georgia
United States
Clayton State University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Clayton State University Phone Number +1 (678) 466 4000
Clayton State University Fax Number +1 (678) 466 5042

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Clayton State University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Clayton State University's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Clayton State University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Clayton State University.

Clayton State University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Clayton State University's admission information.

Clayton State University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Minority Serving Minority Serving

This institution is a predominantly Black-serving Institution and, historically, has a special focus on promoting education and research among this specific ethnic group(s).


Clayton State University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Clayton State University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Clayton State University's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is required
  • Recommendations are recommended
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Clayton State University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Clayton State University's Admission Office Admission Office

2000 Clayton State University Boulevard
Morrow
(678) 466-4115


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Clayton State University.

Clayton State University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Clayton State University has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.


Clayton State University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).


Clayton State University's Control Type Control Type

Clayton State University is a public higher education institution.


Clayton State University's Entity Type Entity Type

Clayton State University is a non-profit higher education institution.


Clayton State University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.


Clayton State University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Minority Serving Minority Serving

This institution is a predominantly Black-serving Institution and, historically, has a special focus on promoting education and research among the above specific ethnic group(s).


Religious Affiliation

Clayton State University does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Clayton State University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with Arts & Sciences

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Clayton State University's main facilities:


Clayton State University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Clayton State University's Library

Clayton State University's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 70,519 physical volumes, 7,701 physical media, 38,694 digital/electronic media and 253 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 20 full-time employees, including 12 librarians. Clayton State University's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Clayton State University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Clayton State University provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,246 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Clayton State University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Clayton State University's main services:


Clayton State University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Clayton State University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Clayton State University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Clayton State University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Clayton State University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Clayton State University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Clayton State University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1971


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Clayton State University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Clayton State University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • University System of Georgia (USG)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Clayton State University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Clayton State University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

Clayton State University's Facebook page Clayton State University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Clayton State University's X (formerly Twitter) page Clayton State University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Clayton State University's YouTube channel Clayton State University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Clayton State University's Instagram page Clayton State University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Clayton State University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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