Georgia Military College: Narrative Description

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201 East Greene St.
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3398
Tel: (478)445-2700
Free: 800-342-0413
Admissions: (478)445-2751
Fax: (478)445-2688
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1879. Setting: 40-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 4,062. 2,258 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 2,471 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 1,591 students, 55% women, 45% men. Students come from 29 states and territories, 0.4% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 40% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.02% international, 27% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program. Off campus study at Georgia College. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: SAT or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment:

Marching band, student-run newspaper. Major annual event: parades. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. 264 college housing spaces available; 20 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Sibley-Cone Library with 20,000 books and 150 serials. 40 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Milledgeville, an educational center, was the state capital from 1807 to 1867. Georgia Military College occupies the old state house. Railroads and buses serve the area. Some of the industries are spinning, canning, manufacture of clay products, and mobile homes. Job opportunities are numerous in textile plants. Nearby Lake Sinclair provides boating, fishing and water skiing. The early nineteenth-century homes add atmosphere and beauty to community life.