Georgia College and State University

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world rank  1687

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University Overview

Established in 1889, Georgia College and State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Milledgeville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. This institution also has a branch campus in Macon. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia College and State University (GC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Georgia College and State University (GC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GC 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym GC
Founded 1889
Motto Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University
Colours Navy blue and hunter green

University Location

Address 231 West Hancock Street
Milledgeville
31061 Georgia
United States
Tel +1 (800) 342 0471
Fax +1 (478) 445 2623
Other locations Macon

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New 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 required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Campus Box 23
Milledgeville 31061
4784451283
800 342 0471

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Georgia College and State University's Library
Georgia College & State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 168,202 physical volumes, 13,355 physical media, 173,280 digital/electronic medium and 374 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Georgia College and State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,237 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1925


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Association for Middle Level Education
  • American Association of School Librarians
  • National Middle School Association Council for Exceptional Children
  • American Music Therapy Association
  • Association for Experiential Education
  • Council on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • The Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Georgia Board of Nursing


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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