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Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Atlanta Metropolitan State College is an Associate's college with 3016 students located in Atlanta, GA.

47
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 3,016
Gender 37% Male / 63% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 55% Full Time / 45% Part Time
Geography 94% In State / 6% Out of State / 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 79% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
International 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 90%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

Student Publications: The Student Times

  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction tutoring writing center study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center computer repair service available on campus wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: economically disadvantaged students services financial aid counseling personal counseling veteran's counselor career counseling minority students services adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study dual enrollment of high school students english as a second language (esl) external degree program honors program
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (100%), Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (0%), Management Information Systems (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Gary McGaha
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 56
Student : Faculty Ratio 27 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 57 : 42
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 21
Tenure Track Faculty 37
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 41

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 47/100
47
Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 68.6% accepted of 800 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Academic GPA

Important: Talent Ability

Also Considered: Application Essay, Interview, Recommendations, Standardized Test Scores

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
Science Lab 2 0
English 4 0
Math 4 0
Science 3 0
Social Studies 1 0
Foreign Language 2 0
History 2 0

Other Application Information: SAT ACT

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,730 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $10,686
$30K-$48K $11,023
$48K-$75K $13,665
$75K-$110K $14,078
$110K+ $15,545

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $2,076, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $2,076 Same as On-Campus
Fees $930 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,753
Books $1,300 $1,300
Total (before financial aid) $4,306 $15,059

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,858 Same as On-Campus
Fees $930 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,753
Books $1,300 $1,300
Total (before financial aid) $10,088 $20,841

Students Receiving Aid

83% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 31% $3,087
Federal Scholarships/Grants 79% $4,503
Institutional Grants 5% $9,417
Other Federal Grants 5% $537
Pell Grants 79% $4,470
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 5% $1,094
Student Loans 31% $3,087

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.atlm.edu/students/financial-aid.aspx.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.atlm.edu/students/net%20price%20calculator/npcalc.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

8% of students graduated in six years.

80% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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