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Middle Georgia State University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Middle Georgia State University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Middle Georgia State University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Middle Georgia State University was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is computer information systems.

Overall Quality

Middle Georgia State University landed the #1,549 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Middle Georgia State University is also ranked #40 out of 56 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Middle Georgia State University?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 94%, Middle Georgia State University is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Average Test Scores

About 70% of students accepted to Middle Georgia State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 400 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 420 to 530 )
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SAT Math Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 400 to 520 )
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Middle Georgia State University received ACT scores from 42% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 15 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 15 to 23 )
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Middle Georgia State University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Middle Georgia State University, the student to faculty ratio is 19 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Middle Georgia State University is 70%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  70 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Middle Georgia State University

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 Middle Georgia State University is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 11% for first-time, full-time students at Middle Georgia State University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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Good Overall Diversity at Middle Georgia State University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,221 undergraduates at Middle Georgia State University with 4,507 being full-time and 2,714 being part-time.

Middle Georgia State University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Middle Georgia State University is 83.09 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  83.09 out of 100
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How Much Does Middle Georgia State University Cost?

The overall average net price of Middle Georgia State University is $9,794. 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 Middle Georgia State University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,203 $8,817 $11,903 $13,393 $13,460

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 Middle Georgia State University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Middle Georgia State University, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $5,890 a year. That adds up to $23,560 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Middle Georgia State University is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Middle Georgia State University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Middle Georgia State University make around $31,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 21% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Middle Georgia State University

Middle Georgia State University is a public institution situated in Macon, Georgia. The city atmosphere of Macon makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Middle Georgia State University

Contact details for Middle Georgia State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206
Phone: 478-471-2700
Website: https://www.mga.edu/

Middle Georgia State University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 28 majors graduated from Middle Georgia State University. Of these students, 1,199 received undergraduate degrees and 88 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 165 $57,900
Business Administration & Management 130 $34,400
Computer Information Systems 122 $40,800
General Psychology 67 $28,100
Air Transportation 62 $36,800
Health & Medical Administrative Services 51 $28,000
Teacher Education Grade Specific 30 $32,700
General Biology 24 NA
Communication & Journalism (Other) 24 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 23 $24,100

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

Online Learning at Middle Georgia State University

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 4,133 students took at least one online class at Middle Georgia State University. This is a decrease from the 4,166 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,133 1,598
2016-2017 4,166 2,038
2015-2016 3,420 1,030
2014-2015 2,807 747
2013-2014 2,486 521

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