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Clayton State University Stats, Info and Facts

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7,145 students

67% admitted

  • 5,498 full time
  • 1,647 part time
  • 1,191 men full time
  • 2,665 women full time
  • 5,233 applied
  • 2,667 admitted
  • 1,586 enrolled

6,109 Undergraduates

$13,133 tuition/year

  • 238 Graduates
  • 257 Non-Degree
  • $13,133 out of state
  • $1,404 fees
  • $8,862 room & board
  • $2,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Loch, The Lakers
School Colors: Orange and Blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Nneka from Lithonia, GA
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  • They are very different from the rest, not big on sports, so not that big on school spirit but they do try to get you involved. The teachers care so they…

  • Apr-22-2012 Read More
  • James from Fayetteville, GA
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  • Clayton State University is a big college with a small college feel. The professors are wonderful and have time to meet with you one-on-one. It is a great college that…

  • Apr-27-2012 Read More
  • Bailey, GA
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  • I love the classes, teachers, and faculty at CSU. The school is set up around providing me with the best options that will lead to my ultimate success. I would…

  • Mar-27-2012 Read More
  • Fanee
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  • clayton state is an exceptional, gratifying, and a learning experience that a college student is definitely able to receive. the staff are great and the campus life is very outgoing!…

  • Jan-27-2012 Read More
  • Jonathan from McDonough, GA
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  • clayton state university is a small university that values one on one relationships between the professors and their students. by the end of each semester, the professors not only know…

  • Mar-08-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Clayton State University provides an intellectually challenging, culturally rich learning environment, encouraging all students to take advantage of the outstanding educational and career opportunities provided for residential and commuter students from a diverse range of ethnic, socioeconomic, experiential and geographical backgrounds. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs of superior quality taught by a professionally active teaching faculty committed to promoting academic excellence. University programs and services are informed and guided by the following essential considerations: 1) recognizing and responding to the increasingly complex global context of contemporary life; 2) promoting community-based, experiential learning to create enduring and meaningful connections between education and other aspects of life; 3) encouraging and providing opportunities for continuous education and growth; and 4) developing an understanding of advanced applications of modern technology. Clayton State University promotes excellence in teaching, research, and service to the people and the State of Georgia, the

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • D TAYLOR from Riverdale, GA
  • Sep-07-2011 I am a current student here

    Everyone, from staff to students, is very polite, courteous, upbeat, and helpful at CSU. The campus is well maintained and classes are easy to find.

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  • 5
  • Jessica from Trenton, GA
  • Jul-14-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is beautiful and easy to get to. Unfortunately it isn't in the safest area, but you should be fine on campus.

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  • 4
  • Chardae' from Fayetteville, GA
  • Apr-17-2011 I am a current student here

    Clayton State wasn't my first choice school, but I difinitely don't feel bad about being here. The faculty and staff here are amazing, the campus is very beautiful and there is something on campus for everyone to get involved in.

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  • Alexa from Stockbridge, GA
  • Oct-10-2010 I am a current student here

    Clayton State was not my first choice, but I do not regret attending the University. It is a very nice, warm, and inviting environment. Everyone is nice and it is always something to do on campus. I absolutely enjoy it here

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