At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1833
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $35,130
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Macon, GA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

July 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 69%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 17%
  • Application Fee
  • $50
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

92%

Top half of HS class

70%

Top quarter of HS class

42%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 550-640
  • Math
  • 550-650
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 25-29
  • English
  • 24-31
  • Math
  • 24-28
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 69%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 17%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 4,706

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$35,130

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$11,106

room and board

$47,436

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$35,130

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$11,106

room and board

$47,436

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $17,806
  • $30-$48K
  • $18,519
  • $48-$75K
  • $19,843
  • $75-$110K
  • $22,022
  • $110 & UP
  • $22,841
Financial aid

100%

Receiving Financial Aid

25%

Receiving Federal Grants

61%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: July 1

Student Life

Student Body

4,706

Total undergrad enrollment

3,909

Total grad students

16%

Out-of-state

82%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 62%

    FEMALE

  • 38

    MALE
Organizations

95

Student Organizations

10

Fraternities

7

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

22%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 6%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 30%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 5%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 48%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

395

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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