Floyd College: Narrative Description

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3175 Cedartown Hwy., SE
PO Box 1864
Rome, GA 30162-1864
Tel: (706)802-5000; 800-332-2406; Admissions: (706)295-6339; Fax: (706)295-6610; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.floyd.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University System of Georgia. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 226-acre small town campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 2,863. 14% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 9% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 35% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 1.8 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: Floyd Association of Nursing Students, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Club, Black Awareness Society, Political Science Association. Major annual events: Tower Hour, Welcome Back Cookout, Spring Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Floyd College Library plus 1 other with 48,000 books, 350 serials, and an OPAC.

Community Environment: See Shorter College.