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Located in Morrow, Georgia, Clayton State University is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Morrow makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

113 Undergraduate Degrees
17 Graduate Degrees
$25,071 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
42% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Clayton State University?

Location of Clayton State University

Contact details for Clayton State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, GA 30260-0285
Phone: 678-466-4000

How Do I Get Into Clayton State University?

You can apply to Clayton State University online at:

Admission Requirements for Clayton State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Clayton State University?

42% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate of Clayton State University is 42%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 44%, and the acceptance rate for women is 41%.

Can I Afford Clayton State University?

$25,071 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
10.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Clayton State University is $25,071. 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 Clayton State University, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $6,343 a year. That adds up to $25,372 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Clayton State University is 10.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Clayton State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,835 Full-Time Undergraduates
70% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,368 undergraduate students at Clayton State University, with 3,835 being full-time and 2,533 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Clayton State University

There are also 511 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,835 full-time undergraduates at Clayton State University, 30% are male and 70% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Clayton State University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Clayton State University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 282
Black or African American 2,497
Hispanic or Latino 344
White 434
International Students 85
Other Races/Ethnicities 193

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Clayton State University. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 36 countries are represented at Clayton State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and India.

Online Learning at Clayton State University

1,212 Took All Classes Online
3,801 Took At Least One Class Online
10.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Clayton State University. In 2017-2018, 3,801 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 9th 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 Clayton State University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Clayton State University was 10.3%. This is the #871 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Clayton State University regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 4%
Registered Nursing 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Clayton 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 Clayton State University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #219
Nursing #277

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%.

Clayton State University Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 113 17 130
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0
TOTAL 113 17 130


*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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