92%

Acceptance Rate

$5,369

Avg.Financial Aid

001581

FAFSA Code

About Middle Georgia State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,802

Website

https://www.mga.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Middle Georgia State University is a public university located in Macon, Georgia. Interestingly, Middle Georgia State University has an ethnically diverse student population. At MGSU around 52% are white, 34% are Black or African American, and 5% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 74% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. Jerry Zulli, Andrico Hines, Emory Gordy Jr., and Tonya Butler are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, MGSU offers around 150 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

100 University Parkway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4784712700
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Middle Georgia State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

92%

SAT Range

880 - 1080

ACT Range

16 - 20

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. The SAT score in the range of 880-1090 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 16 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Middle Georgia State University is 18. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia 31206, or call (478) 471-2700.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$9,378

Average Annual Cost

$2,660

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$1,264

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,010

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,711

Total One Year Cost

$15,895

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MGSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $20,781. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

64%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

41%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$74

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

234 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

155 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

132 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

85 Graduates

Psychology, General

61 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

47 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

47 Graduates

Air Transportation

41 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

36 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

36 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

34 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

33 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

26 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

19 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

13 Graduates

Biology, General

12 Graduates

Engineering-Related Technologies

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

History

8 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences a...

1 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,584

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

47%

Full-time

63%

Part-time

37%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

52% White

0% Unknown

35% Black

5% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

83%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,770/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,240/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,240/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

86

Total Female Athletes

87

Intramural Sports

3

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,260 per year. The students at Middle Georgia State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,240 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 43% male and 57% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$11,412

$30,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$118 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,369

Students Receiving Federal Grants

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,900

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,878

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

5%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,926

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,716

$30K - $48K

$6,102

$48K - $75K

$3,016

$75K - $110K

$1,526

> $110K

$1,459

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MGSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Middle Georgia State University is around $4,898 and the federal grant is $5,331. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,022 and institutional aid worth $4,898.

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