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East Georgia State College Data & Information Overview

Great Price Value for Your Money
16% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on East Georgia State College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is East Georgia State College Ranked?

#2,156 Best Colleges in Nation
#68 Best Colleges in GA
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

East Georgia State College is ranked #2,156 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when East Georgia State College held the #2,178 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

East Georgia State College is also ranked #68 out of 68 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Georgia State College?

Open Admissions Policy

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

20 to 1 Student to Faculty
61% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At East Georgia State College, this rate is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 61%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  61 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at East Georgia State College

67% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at East Georgia State College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

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East Georgia State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,484 Full-Time Undergraduates
60.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.3% Percent Women

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?

$8,969 Net Price
40% Take Out Loans
$21,708 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of East Georgia State College is $8,969. 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 +
$7,882 $8,509 $10,956 $12,637 $13,454

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 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,427 a year. That adds up to $21,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Georgia State College is 16.1%. 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?

$35,461 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from East Georgia State College make around $35,461 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 17% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 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

Georgia State
1,484 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
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 Circle, Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: 478-289-2000

East Georgia State College Majors

17 Majors With Completions
322 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 10 NA
General Biology 3 NA
Fire Protection 2 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

78% Take At Least One Class Online
34% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 1,574 students took at least one online class at East Georgia State College. This is a decrease from the 1,768 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,574 674
2019-2020 1,768 797
2018-2019 1,744 500
2017-2018 1,523 315
2016-2017 1,237 351

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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