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Dalton State College

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Founded in 1963, the Dalton State College is a non-profit public multidisciplinary higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Dalton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Dalton State College (DSC) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Dalton State College (DSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation) and bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this US higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DSC 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


Dalton State College's Control Typepublic


Dalton State College's Entity Typenon-profit


Dalton State College' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Dalton State College's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Acronym DSC
Founded 1963
Colours Blue and silver
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University Location

Address 650 College Drive
30720 Georgia
United States
Dalton State College's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Dalton State College Phone Number +1 (706) 272 4436
Dalton State College Fax Number +1 (706) 272 2530

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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 Dalton State College'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 Dalton State College's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Dalton State College'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 Dalton State College.

Dalton State College: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
Not reported
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
Not reported

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Dalton State College's admission information.

Dalton State College's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Dalton State College's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Dalton State College a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Dalton State College's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Dalton State College's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Dalton State College's Admission Office Admission Office

650 College Drive
Dalton 30720
(706) 272 4436
800 829 4436

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Dalton State College.

Dalton State College's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Dalton State College has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Dalton State College's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).

Dalton State College's Control Type Control Type

Dalton State College is a public higher education institution.

Dalton State College's Entity Type Entity Type

Dalton State College is a non-profit higher education institution.

Dalton State College's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Dalton State College's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Dalton State College does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


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 Dalton State College's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Dalton State College's main facilities:

Dalton State College's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Dalton State College's Library

Dalton State College's library has 1 branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2022 the library reported 132,010 physical volumes, 6,048 physical media, 108,280 digital/electronic media and 285 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 6 full-time employees, including 5 librarians. Dalton State College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year.

Dalton State College's Housing University Housing

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

In particular, the Dalton State College provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 363 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Dalton State College's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

Dalton State College offers a variety of sport activities and facilities, and it competes in the Southern States Conference (SSC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in the following sports:

  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Soccer
  • Women's Cross-Country
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Track and Field

For additional information about intercollegiate athletics, you can visit https://dsroadrunners.com/

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Dalton State College's main services:

Dalton State College'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.

Dalton State College's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Dalton State College'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 Source: IPDES.

Dalton State College's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Dalton State College'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


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Dalton State College's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

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

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • Council on Social Work Education, Board of Accreditation
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Dalton State College'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 Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Dalton State College's Facebook page Dalton State College's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Dalton State College's X (formerly Twitter) page Dalton State College's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Dalton State College's YouTube channel Dalton State College's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Dalton State College's Instagram page Dalton State College's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Dalton State College's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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