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East Georgia State College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on East Georgia State College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors East Georgia State College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is East Georgia State College Ranked?

2021 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 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

East Georgia State College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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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 26 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 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  66 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at East Georgia State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 43% rate at East Georgia State College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  43 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at East Georgia State College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,942 undergraduates at East Georgia State College with 1,999 being full-time and 943 being part-time.

East Georgia State College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

East Georgia State College scored 48.62 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  48.62 out of 100
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How Much Does East Georgia State College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Georgia State College is $6,196. 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 +
$5,021 $6,042 $7,307 $9,241 $9,153

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At East Georgia State College, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $5,119 a year. That adds up to $20,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Georgia State College is 17.0%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from East Georgia State College make about $31,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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.

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Location of East Georgia State College

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

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Location of East Georgia State College

Contact details for East Georgia State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 131 College Cir, Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: 478-289-2000
Website: www.ega.edu

East Georgia State College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 22 NA
Fire Protection 3 NA
General Biology 2 NA
Mathematics 0 NA
General English Literature 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
History 0 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA
Communication & Media Studies 0 NA
Chemistry 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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,523 students took at least one online class at East Georgia State College. This is an increase from the 1,237 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,523 315
2016-2017 1,237 351
2015-2016 1,159 252
2014-2015 1,121 219
2013-2014 938 161

Learn more about online learning at East Georgia State College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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