Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, GA 30034-3832
Georgia Perimeter College is a public higher education institution in Decatur, Georgia.

Georgia Perimeter College offers associate's degrees. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dental Association - Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.

Georgia Perimeter College has an active journalism department and publishes nationally-acclaimed literary magazine The Chattahoochee Review and the newspaper The Collegian, which is distributed across the Atlanta area.

With roughly 27,010 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 3rd largest school in Georgia.


General Information

Main Phone: (678) 891 -2300 Website: www.gpc.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,286
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 27,008
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 64%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 20


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 12,558
Accepted 8,011
Acceptance Rate 64%
Enrolled 4,736

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 44% Full-time 56% Part-time
Student Gender 38% Men 62% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

30% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
45% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
7% Hispanic/Latino 7% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 8% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 23% $ 4,991
Local Grant 45% $4,440
Institutional Grant 14% $ 3,732
Student Loans 21% $ 4,675

Majors & Degrees


Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

American Sign Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 14 4 - - -

Library Science

Library and Archives Assisting

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library and Archives Assisting 4 2 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 1,604 - - -

Library Science

Library and Archives Assisting

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library and Archives Assisting 4 2 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician - 3 - - -


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