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About Dalton State College

Dalton State College is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Dalton, GA.

Founded in 1963, Dalton State College enrolls 5,188 undergrads and no graduate students. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Dalton State College's endowment was valued at $33,587,567 in 2021. For each full-time student, Dalton State College spends about $7,595.

Admissions Facts About Dalton State College

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.1

Mean ACT score: 19

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

Get ready! The 2022 regular decision application deadline for Dalton State College is July 1

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Dalton State College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Dalton State College. Around 0 percent of all applicants are admitted to Dalton State College each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.1 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 19.

Is Dalton State College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 357 students who started at Dalton State College as first-time freshman, 65 graduate within four years.

Around 38 percent of students who started at Dalton State College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $3,000 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Dalton State College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Dalton State College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

650 College Drive Dalton, GA 30720

Campus Setting: Small Town

Dalton State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dalton State College is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dalton State College is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Dalton State College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

17 to 22

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Dalton State College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Dalton State College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Dalton State College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Dalton State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,246

In State

$12,668

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,126
$11,548
Fees
$1,120
$1,120
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Dalton State College is like? There are approximately 5,188 students enrolled at Dalton State College. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from GA and 3% percent of students are from other states.

64%

Full Time

36%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,188

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,246

Out-of-State

$12,668

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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