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Is Clayton State University a Good School for the Money?

Clayton State University Value Report

Is Clayton State University worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Clayton State University value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within Georgia, Clayton State University Offers Average Quality for a Fair Price.

Average Georgia Value
Average Georgia Quality

Clayton State University is ranked #32 out of #56 in Georgia for quality and #26 out of #46 for Georgia value.

This makes it average quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  26 out of 46
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  43.48 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Clayton State University financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Below Average National Quality

Clayton State University is ranked #1,238 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Clayton State University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1238 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  15.90 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus $80,265 B-
Peru State College $82,353 B-
Johnson C Smith University $95,536 C
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith $98,917 C-
Presentation College $116,647 D-
Clayton State University $123,349 F
Barclay College $130,074 F
Reinhardt University $141,267 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $123,349 in Total

The Clayton State University time to graduate is about 4.92 years and will cost an estimated $25,071 per year. This brings the total cost to 123,349.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $25,071
Average Years to Graduate 4.92
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $123,349

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Clayton State University student takes 4.92 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Clayton State University degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$81,101 In-State With Aid
$140,845 Avg Cost No Aid
4.92 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Clayton State University value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $140,845 #992 D
All Students $123,349 #1,238 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $117,199 #1,287 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $104,747 #24 C
All Students $87,251 #26 C-
Only Students Receiving Aid $81,101 #25 C

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Georgia.

About 94% of Clayton State University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Clayton State University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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