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Middle Georgia State University Overview

Middle Georgia State University is a public institution located in Macon, Georgia. The location of Middle Georgia State University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Middle Georgia State University Known For?

1,245 Undergraduate Awards
$18,644 Avg Cost After Aid
94% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Middle Georgia State University is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 70% of the faculty were full-time.

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Middle Georgia State University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Middle Georgia State University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#151 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Middle Georgia State University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Value Air Transportation Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Value Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Middle Georgia State University?

Location of Middle Georgia State University

Contact details for Middle Georgia State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206
Phone: 478-471-2700
Website: https://www.mga.edu/

How Do I Get Into Middle Georgia State University?

You can apply to Middle Georgia State University online at: https://gafutures.xap.com/applications/usg/usg_common_app_short/introduction.asp?application_id=4019

Admission Requirements for Middle Georgia State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Middle Georgia State University?

94% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
70% Submit SAT Scores
Middle Georgia State University has the high acceptance rate of 94%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 97%.

Average Test Scores

About 70% of students accepted to Middle Georgia State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 400 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 420 to 530 )
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SAT Math Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 400 to 520 )
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800
Middle Georgia State University received ACT scores from 42% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 22. Composite scores were between 15 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 17 to 23 )
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ACT Math Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 17 to 22 )
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ACT Composite Scores for Middle Georgia State University  ( 15 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford Middle Georgia State University?

$18,644 Net Price
51% Take Out Loans
12.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Middle Georgia State University is $18,644. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Middle Georgia State University, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $5,667 a year. That adds up to $22,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Middle Georgia State University is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Middle Georgia State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,904 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,787 undergraduate students at Middle Georgia State University, with 4,904 being full-time and 2,883 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Middle Georgia State University

There are also 279 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,904 full-time undergraduates at Middle Georgia State University, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Middle Georgia State University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Middle Georgia State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Middle Georgia State University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 136
Black or African American 1,775
Hispanic or Latino 275
White 2,376
International Students 98
Other Races/Ethnicities 244

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Middle Georgia State University. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 32 countries are represented at Middle Georgia State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Germany, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at Middle Georgia State University

1,598 Took All Classes Online
4,133 Took At Least One Class Online
39.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Middle Georgia State University. In 2017-2018, 4,133 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Middle Georgia State University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 13th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Middle Georgia State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Middle Georgia State University was 39.4%. This is the #573 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Middle Georgia State University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Middle Georgia State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Air Transportation 27%
Computer & Information Sciences 31%
Computer Information Systems 32%
General Psychology 25%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8%
Health Professions 15%
Nursing 18%
Psychology 25%
Transportation & Materials Moving 27%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Middle Georgia State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Middle Georgia State University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Computer & Information Sciences #2
Computer Information Systems #23
Computer & Information Sciences #49
Nursing #92
Health Professions #161

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Middle Georgia State University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 273 0 14 0 0 287
Nursing 0 58 0 165 0 15 238
Computer Information Systems 2 2 0 122 0 54 180
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 130 0 7 137
Air Transportation 4 8 1 62 0 0 75
General Psychology 0 0 0 67 0 0 67
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 51 0 0 51
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 30 0 12 42
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 18 0 23 0 0 41
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 12 22 0 0 0 34
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 20 0 13 0 0 33
General Biology 0 0 0 24 0 0 24
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 0 0 24 0 0 24
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 0 20 0 0 20
Allied Health Professions 0 17 0 0 0 0 17
History 0 0 0 14 0 0 14
General English Literature 0 0 0 12 0 0 12
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 10 0 0 0 0 10
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 6 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mathematics 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Political Science & Government 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 12 423 34 776 2 88 1,335

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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