Clayton State University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3199 of 14,131 In the World
#933 of 2,597 In North America
#864 of 2,496 In the United States
#23 of 63 In Georgia
#924 of 1,002 For Criminology and Criminal Justice
#2602 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
69%
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
6,376
Graduates
676
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
clayton.edu

Clayton State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 66% 70%
Applicants 2,362 761 1,585
Admissions 1,619 502 1,108
Freshmen enrolled full time 690 206 484
Freshmen enrolled part time 105 36 69

3,052 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,705 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 4459 (63%)
White 1063 (15%)
Hispanic 584 (8%)
Asian 496 (7%)
Two or more races 191 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 139 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 102 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,138
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $4,064$5,760
Tuition in-state $4,064$5,760
Tuition out-of-state $14,786$12,411
Fee in-district $1,504$1,504
Fee in-state $1,504$1,504
Fee out-of-state $1,504$1,504

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,296
Combined charge for room and board $10,398
Room charge $6,528
Meal charge $3,870

Clayton State University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 66 91 9
Business Administration and Management, General 63 77
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 98 14
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 92
Community Psychology 90
Office Management and Supervision 54
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management 53
Accounting 37
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 37
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 31
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 31
Information Technology 29
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 29
Business & Commerce, General 28
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General 27
Information Science & Studies 24 3
Computer Science 23
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 6 16
Sociology, General 19
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 19
English Language and Literature, General 17
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 15
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 2 13
Political Science and Government, General 13
History, General 11
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 10
Chemistry, General 9
Clinical Psychology 8
Mathematics, General 6
Visual and Performing Arts, General 5
Education, General 4
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General 3
Music, General 3
Music Teacher Education 1
Public Administration 1
Grand Total 98 953 147
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 31% 25% 34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Publications
585
Citations
12,002

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
187 / 3,708
Business
122 / 4,910
Psychology
113 / 4,278
Medicine
100 / 2,331
Computer Science
75 / 1,492
Economics
55 / 1,122
Mathematics
51 / 369
Sociology
46 / 1,933
Education Majors
42 / 821
Health Science
41 / 673
Engineering
37 / 744
Art & Design
36 / 148
Biology
36 / 719
Marketing
32 / 1,589
Social Psychology
27 / 730
Political Science
26 / 230
Physics
26 / 829
Environmental Science
26 / 182
Math Teachers
22 / 82
Nursing
22 / 494
Communications and Public Relations
21 / 1,511
Criminology and Criminal Justice
19 / 62
Healthcare Management (MHA)
19 / 173
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
19 / 50
Investment Banking and Stock trading
16 / 651
Demography
15 / 691
Law
15 / 56
Ecology
14 / 141
Finance
14 / 406
Geography and Cartography
14 / 44
Development Studies
13 / 304
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
12 / 87
History
12 / 2
Management
11 / 135
Atomic and Molecular physics
11 / 393
Child Psychology
11 / 1,200
Human Resource Management
11 / 1,296
Multimedia
11 / 36
Chemistry
11 / 407
Entrepreneurship
11 / 644

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1998 4 2
1999 4 5
2000 6 10
2001 14 33
2002 15 40
2003 6 88
2004 4 109
2005 14 118
2006 21 165
2007 22 231
2008 43 331
2009 33 478
2010 29 572
2011 35 774
2012 39 1012
2013 34 1074
2014 41 1219
2015 40 1243
2016 54 1468
2017 43 1361
2018 33 1387
2019 40 1409
2020 48 1724
2021 38 1677

General info

Alternative names CSU
Founded 1969
Motto Dreams. Made Real.
Colors blue, orange
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 678
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, Georgia, 30260-0285
United States
City population 7,000
Phone 6784664000
Fax +1 (678) 466 5042

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