Bainbridge State College

Bainbridge, GA 39819

Bainbridge State College is located in Bainbridge, Georgia. This was formerly a four-year state college that was part of the University System of Georgia. It was absorbed into the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 2017. The campus of this college is placed on a 173-acre plot of land. It was originally established in 1970 and around 4000 students were enrolled in the college at one point in time. This school still operates as the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College today. Things have changed since it merged with this school but the college still offers a number of different programs. Students can earn associate’s degrees and bachelor’s degrees as well as many certificates.

The nursing program is among the most popular areas of study at this institution. Students will be able to earn an associate of science in nursing degree. Those who have completed this program will also be able to move on to the RN-to-BSN program if they so desire. All of the nursing courses offered at this school are well thought out and provide students with great educational opportunities. Those who complete the nursing program will be ready to take on the licensure examination and can transition into successful careers in the nursing field.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 13
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 27
Certificate 2 30
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.9%
  • NCLEX-PN: 84.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2009 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$93/credit
In State Students$93/credit
Out of State Students$351/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,185 $4,185 $15,795
ADN 70 $6,510 $6,510 $24,570
BSN 125 $11,625 $11,625 $43,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Bainbridge State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 81% $5,013
Other Federal Grant 21% $588
State Grant & Scholarships 47% $2,199
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $4,894
Federal Student Loans 25% $3,679
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,520
$30,001 to $48,000$2,648
$48,001 to $75,000$5,003
$75,001 to $110,000$6,961
Over $110,000$6,445

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Bainbridge State College
2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819

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