CSU

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Blvd, Morrow, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    1
  • Currently Enrolled
    36
  • Previously Enrolled
    37

Overview of Clayton State University (CSU)

About this school

Clayton State, founded in 1969, is a public, multipurpose institution. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Sciences, and Technology. Its 163-acre campus is located in Morrow, 10 miles from Atlanta.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,555
    • Men:2,029 (31.0%)
    • Women:4,526 (69.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (CSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Clayton State University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Morrow, GA  30260-0285
Phone
(678) 466-4115
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 17
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Proof of immunization required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
48% of 2,117 applicants were admitted
Women
41% of 1,558 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 559 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.02
375 And Above
8%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
34%
2.00 - 2.49
14%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
469 average |420-500 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
25%
• Score 400 - 500
62%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
491 average |440-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
6%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
53%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
69%
• Score 12 - 17
16%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (CSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,410|Out-of-state: $19,486
  • Room & Board: - $10,490 (70.96468678122041%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,222 (8.26681098633473%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,070 (20.768502232444867%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Clayton State University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline July 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 008976
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
446 (95.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
415 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
415 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
17 (4.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$11,230
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 381 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,922
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 367 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,434
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 26 (6.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3 (.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,479

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,251 (92.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,029 (93.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,020 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
86 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$10,024
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,649 (87.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,108
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,643 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,143
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 118 (3.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
25 (.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,045

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,423
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,556

Academics & Instruction (CSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


231

Part-Time Faculty


115

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


56%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 19% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 57% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
3500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Clayton State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


12.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


25.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


33.3%

Programs & Majors (CSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Community Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Archival Studies, Master of Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (20)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Psychology
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Education--General
  • English Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Campus Life (CSU)

Location & Geography

Population


6,715

Nearest Metropolitan Area


163 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Atlanta

Weather


Temperature
31.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Hapeville
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


18% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
bowling, softball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Clayton State University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,742

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,555
Women
4,526
Men
2,029

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.1% Asian
  • 61.5% Black/African-American
  • 6.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 19.9% White
  • 2.7% Unknown

International Students


1.3%

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


448

Student Resources (CSU)

Study resources