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East Georgia State College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how East Georgia State College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is East Georgia State College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

East Georgia State College was awarded 30 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts / sciences and humanities.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, East Georgia State College is ranked #1,981 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 80 colleges in Georgia, East Georgia State College is ranked at #57.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Georgia State College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that East Georgia State College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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East Georgia State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At East Georgia State College, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Georgia State College is 64%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  64 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at East Georgia State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

East Georgia State College has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at East Georgia State College.

East Georgia State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,415 undergraduates at East Georgia State College with 1,484 being full-time and 931 being part-time.

How Much Does East Georgia State College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Georgia State College is $8,874. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for East Georgia State College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,645 $8,433 $11,112 $12,963 $13,033

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East Georgia State College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At East Georgia State College, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,212 a year. That adds up to $20,848 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Georgia State College is 20.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do East Georgia State College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from East Georgia State College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $31,500 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 21% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at East Georgia State College make the most money.

Location of East Georgia State College

East Georgia State College is a public institution located in Swainsboro, Georgia. Swainsboro is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for East Georgia State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 131 College Cir, Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: 478-289-2000

East Georgia State College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 11 NA
Fire Protection 7 NA
General Biology 3 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
General English Literature 0 NA
Educational Administration 0 NA
History 0 NA
Communication & Media Studies 0 NA
Mathematics 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at East Georgia State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Georgia State College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,768 students took at least one online class at East Georgia State College. This is an increase from the 1,744 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,768 797
2018-2019 1,744 500
2017-2018 1,523 315
2016-2017 1,237 351
2015-2016 1,159 252

Learn more about online learning at East Georgia State College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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