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Dalton State College

Dalton, GA

At A Glance

Main Address

650 College Dr

Dalton, GA 30720-3778

www.daltonstate.edu

Admission Office

650 College Drive

Dalton, GA 30720

(706) 272-4436

Fax : (706) 272-2530

admissions@daltonstate.edu

Contact : Katherine Logan

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Public

liberal arts college

teachers college/college of education

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 5167

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 5,118

In-State Tuition : $4,324.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $12,956.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jul 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 32.0%
Education : 29.0%
Biology : 11.0%
Law : 9.0%
History : 7.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business Administration and Management, General A B
Management Information Systems, General B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Office Management and Supervision A C
Operations Management and Supervision B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications C
Computer Support specialist A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Network and System Administration/Administrator A C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A B

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist A
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Health and Wellness, General A
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist A C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Radiologist Assistant A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant A

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician A C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General A

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Internships

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Weekend College

Distance Learning

Computer Services

800 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 90 miles from Atlanta, 33 miles from Chattanooga.

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 5,118

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 4,733

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 22

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 1.0%

Black African American : 4.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 29.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 61.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Roadrunner

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 8.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 4.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $200.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Roadrunners

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Academic GPA

Alumni Relation

Class Rank

First generation college student

Considered

Application Essay

Recommendations

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

SAT/ACT not required for certificate students.

A note from the college

Mildly selective in admission requirements. All degree-seeking students whose COMPASS scores fall below the University System of Georgia minimums will not be admitted.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 13.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 18.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 18.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 24.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 12.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Dalton State has long followed UGA guidelines. In response to the Senior Vice Chancellor's request for Dalton State input into the ASystem Review of Advanced Placement Credit,@ DSC has created its own policy for AP credit award, based on UGA guidelines. When new tests are created or old tests eliminated, Dalton State will revise its policy for the appropriate test, as needed.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

2

0

English

4

0

Math

4

0

Science

3

0

Social Studies

1

0

Foreign Language

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Biology

4

8

BIOL 1107K & BIOL 1108K

All

Calculus AB

3

3

MATH 1113

All

4

4

MATH 2253

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH 2253

All

5

8

MATH 2253 & MATH 2254

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 1151K

All

4

4

CHEM 1211K

All

5

8

CHEM 1211K & CHEM 1212K

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLS 2301

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CMPS 1301

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENGL 1101

All

5

6

ENGL 1101 & ENGL 1102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENGL 1101

All

5

6

ENGL 1101 & ENGL 1102

All

Environmental Science

3

4

BIOL 1105K

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FREN 1002

All

4

6

FREN 1002 & FREN 2001

All

5

6

FREN 2001 & FREN 2002

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

4

6

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 1111

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

4

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 2105

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 2106

All

Physics B

4

8

PHYS 1111K & PHYS 1112K

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

4

PHYS 2212K

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

4

PHYS 2211K

All

5

4

PHYS 2212K

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC 1101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPAN 1002

All

4

6

SPAN 1002 & SPAN 2001

All

5

6

SPAN 2001 & SPAN 2002

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

SPAN 1002

All

4

6

SPAN 1002 & SPAN 2001

All

5

6

SPAN 2001 & SPAN 2002

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 2200

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3*

POLS 1101

All

United States History

3

3*

HIST 2111

All

5

6*

HIST 2111 & HIST 2112

All

World History: Modern

3

3

HIS 1111

All

5

6

HIST 1111 & HIST 1112

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

College Algebra

50

--

History of United States I

55

--

Introductory Sociology

46

--

Pre Calculus

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Carol Jones

Financial aid office phone : (706) 272-4545

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$4,324.00

$4,324.00

$4,324.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$12,956.00

$12,956.00

$12,956.00

Room only:

$9,380.00

--

--

Books and supplies:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

--

--

Transportation expenses:

$770.00

$2,458.00

$2,458.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$15,474.00

$7,782.00

$7,782.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$24,106.00

$16,414.00

$16,414.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $12,956.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $9,380.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 72

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 69

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

International Student Adviser