Middle Georgia State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,144
15.2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,174
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.19%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
99.7%
3,440 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
7,688
58.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.5%
193 Graduates

About

Middle Georgia State University is a higher education institution located in Bibb County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Middle Georgia State University were Registered Nursing (156 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (155 degrees), and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (114 degrees).

In 2022, 1,573 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middle Georgia State University. 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (864 degrees), 1.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (470 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $3,144, which is $−25,186 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $3,144, which is $−25,186 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,174.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Middle Georgia State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,144
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Middle Georgia State University was $3,144. The cost of tuition at Middle Georgia State University is $−25,186 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$13,174
2022 Value
20.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Middle Georgia State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,174. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Middle Georgia State University grew by 20.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,571
Room and Board
$1,293
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middle Georgia State University was of $9,571 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 13.8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,293. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.41% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Middle Georgia State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.2% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.19%
2019 Default Rate
88
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Middle Georgia State University was 4.19%, which represents 88 out of the 2099 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Middle Georgia State University received 3,440 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 40.6% annual growth. Out of those 3,440 applicants, 3,430 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.7% acceptance rate.

There were 7,688 students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University in 2022. 29% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Middle Georgia State University has an overall enrollment yield of 37.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,430
Accepted Out of 3,440

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Middle Georgia State University was 99.7% (3,430 admissions from 3,440 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 99.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 40.6%, while admissions grew by 41.1%..

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SAT Scores

29%
Submission Percentage (2022)
375
Scores Submitted (2022)

29% of enrolled first-time students at Middle Georgia State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Middle Georgia State University had a total enrollment of 7,688 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Middle Georgia State University is 4,498 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,190. This means that 58.5% of students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middle Georgia State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.1% White, 30.4% Black or African American, 6.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.08% Two or More Races, 3.13% Asian, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.2%), followed by White Male (24.9%) and Black or African American Female (18.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.7%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and Black or African American Female (16.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middle Georgia State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,688 students. The full-time enrollment at Middle Georgia State University is 4,498 and the part-time enrollment is 3,190. This means that 58.5% of students enrolled at Middle Georgia State University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Middle Georgia State University was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Middle Georgia State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,079 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    2,338 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    523 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Middle Georgia State University is 53.1% White, 30.4% Black or African American, 6.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.08% Two or More Races, 3.13% Asian, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.117% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 263 more women than men received degrees from Middle Georgia State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Middle Georgia State University is white (864 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (470 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middle Georgia State University is Registered Nursing (156 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (155 degrees) and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (114 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Middle Georgia State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), English (57 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (194 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Software developers (550,632 people), Other managers (201,396 people), Police officers (138,750 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (129,216 people), and Computer occupations, all other (123,221 people).

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University in 2022 are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), English (57 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (194 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (74 degrees), and Protective Services (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), English (57 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (194 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (74 degrees), and Protective Services (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Computer Systems Design (614,910 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (329,335 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (239,575 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (119,481 people).

The most specialized majors at Middle Georgia State University are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), English (57 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (194 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (74 degrees), and Protective Services (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Middle Georgia State University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 180 degrees awarded
  2. 152 degrees awarded
  3. 113 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middle Georgia State University was Registered Nursing with 180 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

655
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
918
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 655 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University, which is 0.714 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (918).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.971 times less than the 105 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 209 degrees were awarded to men at Middle Georgia State University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.74 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 11% of students graduating from Middle Georgia State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (53.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Middle Georgia State University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (53.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.04% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    864 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    470 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middle Georgia State University is white (864 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (470 degrees).

0.381% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    493 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    371 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    304 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Middle Georgia State University is white female (493 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (371 degrees).

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Operations

Middle Georgia State University has an endowment valued at nearly $14.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−1.81%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Middle Georgia State University had a total salary expenditure of 129M. Middle Georgia State University employs 90 Assistant professors, 73 Associate professors and 57 Professors. Most academics at Middle Georgia State University are Female Assistant professor (55), Female Associate professor (38), and Male Associate professor (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University are: Management, with 106 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 70 employees.

Endowment

$14.1M
2022 Endowment
8.25%
decline from 2021

Middle Georgia State University has an endowment valued at about $14.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Middle Georgia State University declined 8.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $35.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$46.5M
2022 Salaries
10.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Middle Georgia State University paid a median of $46.5M in salaries, which represents 36.2% of their overall expenditure ($129M) and a 10.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.7M
Instructional Salaries
268
Number of Employees

In 2022, Middle Georgia State University paid a total of $19.7M to 268 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
90 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
106 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University were Assistant professor with 90 employees, Associate professor with 73 employees, and Professor with 57 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University were Management with 106 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 70 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middle Georgia State University was Female Assistant professor with 55 employees, Female Associate professor with 38 employees, and Male Associate professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Middle Georgia State University.

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