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Clayton State University, also referred to as CSU, is a coeducational, public university located in Morrow, Georgia, United States. It was founded in 1969 as Clayton Junior College. In 1986, it became a four-year institution and was renamed to Clayton State College. In 1996, the name was changed to Clayton College and State University. This confusing name, which did not convey whether the Institution was a college or university, was dropped in 2005. The name was then changed to Clayton State University, recognizing the rights of the Institution to grant master degrees.

Some of the schools and colleges under CSU are as follows:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Information and Mathematical Sciences
  • College of Professional Studies
  • School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Nursing
The University's sports teams are called the Lakers. The official mascot is called "Lakers". Students participate in basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, track and field, and cross country. The University also has a cheerleading squad.

Profile of Clayton State University

Morrow, GA is home to Clayton State. Morrow is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Clayton State go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in office and administration, computer science and engineering, and medical administration.

Clayton State Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 51% of them . Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 440 and 530. Since a large share of students are from out-of-state, you can assume the school has broad appeal.

Faculty

Clayton State has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 6, 043 enrolled students . Clayton State has a large minority student population.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Clayton State values student athletics, and belongs to the Peach Belt Conference.

Clayton State Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Clayton State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management181business management, accounting, business administration, marketing, business, sales and marketing
Computer Science and Engineering127information science, information technology, computer networking
Liberal Arts125liberal arts and sciences, history, political science
Therapy and Counselling92community psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine88registered nursing, EMT paramedic
office and Administration66office management, general office occupations, administrative assistant
Medical administration57health care facilities management, health and medical administrative
Medical Support and Technology56medical assistant, dental hygienist
Law52legal assistant
Education and Teaching34middle school teaching
Science28biology
Security and Law Enforcement21criminal justice and safety
Mechanics and Repair17aircraft powerplant tech, aircraft maintenance, electrical installation and repair
Media14communication studies
Engineering Technician11architectural drafting, drafting
Music6music
Mathematics4mathematics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1sports and fitness management

Contact: Clayton State

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard

Morrow, GA 30260-0285

General Phone: (678) 466-4000

http://www.clayton.edu

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