Atlanta Metropolitan State College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,426
0.0412% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,758
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,435
39.4% Full-Time

About

Atlanta Metropolitan State College is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (154 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 340 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (282 degrees), 13.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is $2,426, which is $−9,538 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is $2,426, which is $−9,538 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,758.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Atlanta Metropolitan State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,426
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was $2,426. The cost of tuition at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is $−9,538 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$6,758
2022 Value
7.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Atlanta Metropolitan State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,758. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Atlanta Metropolitan State College grew by 7.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,904
Room and Board
$1,440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was of $6,904 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
25%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Atlanta Metropolitan State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 44.8% with respect to 2021, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.52%
2019 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was 5.52%, which represents 35 out of the 634 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Atlanta Metropolitan State College had a total enrollment of 1,435 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is 565 students and the part-time enrollment is 870. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.2% Black or African American, 5.37% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% White, 2.3% Two or More Races, 1.11% Asian, and 0.0697% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (56.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,435 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is 565 and the part-time enrollment is 870. This means that 39.4% of students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
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 Atlanta Metropolitan State College was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Atlanta Metropolitan State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,237 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    77 enrolled students
  3. White
    45 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is 86.2% Black or African American, 5.37% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% White, 2.3% Two or More Races, 1.11% Asian, and 0.0697% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6 students (0.418%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 96 more women than men received degrees from Atlanta Metropolitan State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is black or african american (282 degrees awarded). There were 13.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (154 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 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 Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Accountants & auditors (1,048,777 people), Other managers (821,055 people), Software developers (670,213 people), Financial managers (511,241 people), and Chief executives & legislators (413,373 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in 2022 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), and Business (48 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 Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), and Business (48 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 Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Computer Systems Design (1,060,897 people), Elementary & secondary schools (681,661 people), Banking & related activities (551,858 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (510,408 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (476,796 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), and Business (48 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 Atlanta Metropolitan State College.
Most Common (2022)
154 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 154 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

122
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
218
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 122 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, which is 0.56 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (218).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 55 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Information Technology, which is 1 times approximately the same the 55 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.76 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is Male and Black or African American (25% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    282 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is black or african american (282 degrees awarded). There were 13.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

0.588% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    186 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Atlanta Metropolitan State College is black or african american female (186 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (96 degrees).

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Operations

Atlanta Metropolitan State College employs 13 Instructors, 6 Associate professors and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are Female Instructor (7), Male Instructor (6), and Male Associate professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College are: Management, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$7.51M
2022 Salaries
5.55%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Atlanta Metropolitan State College paid a median of $7.51M in salaries, a 5.55% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.13M
Instructional Salaries
32
Number of Employees

In 2022, Atlanta Metropolitan State College paid a total of $2.13M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were Instructor with 13 employees, Associate professor with 6 employees, and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were Management with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Atlanta Metropolitan State College was Female Instructor with 7 employees, Male Instructor with 6 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.

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