Dalton State College

Dalton, GA 30720
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Dalton State College is one of the twenty-nine public 4-year colleges in Georgia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Dalton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,164 students attend the school. Every year 20% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

DSC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,126, and fees were $1,086. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,548 and $1,086 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students5,164
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 48
Bachelor's degree 6 42
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 22
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.7%
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.9%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1970 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
01/01/2014 - Current

Admission

100%

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).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

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$104/credit
In State Students$104/credit
Out of State Students$385/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 $4,680 $4,680 $17,325
ADN 70 $7,280 $7,280 $26,950
BSN 125 $13,000 $13,000 $48,125
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, 90% of Dalton 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 58% $4,675
Other Federal Grant 2% $910
State Grant & Scholarships 59% $2,493
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $4,517
Federal Student Loans 18% $4,275
Private Loans 1% $5,122

$5,768

Average Net Price
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$4,302
$30,001 to $48,000$4,516
$48,001 to $75,000$7,228
$75,001 to $110,000$8,899
Over $110,000$9,538

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Student Population

5,164

Undergrads

0

Graduates

3,069

Women

2,095

Men

63%

Full-time

37%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
64%
Hispanic
25%
Black/African American
4%
Non-resident alien
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Dalton State College
650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720
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