Description

The Darton College in Albany, Georgia, is a two-year institution that provides the college experience of a four-year university through its high quality educational programs and plethora of student involvement opportunities.

Located in Albany, students have easy access to the cultural and entertainment options of Tallahassee, Columbus, Atlanta, Panama City and more. Everyday student life on campus is just as exciting: with a state-of-the-art theatre, Cavalier Arena and student center that includes a bowling alley, racquetball courts, an indoor climbing wall and numerous other amenities, there is plenty to do.

More than 30 clubs and organizations are available to join, and there are exceptional facilities for art, theatre, dance and music groups. The school encourages student engagement so that you can develop the skills necessary for a successful future.

The Daron College strives to prepare students for further study through its extensive course offerings. Academics include more than 80 associate’s degrees in disciplines like:

  • Allied Health
  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Nursing
  • Fine Arts

If you’re seeking immediate employment, you can check out the variety of certificate programs, including:

  • Computer Programming
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Mathematics

Admissions require students seeking an associate’s degree for transfer to have maintained a cumulative high school GPA of 2.0, while students seeking technical preparatory diplomas must have maintained a GPA of 2.2. Students must submit an application, official high school transcript or GED and proof of immunization.

Georgia residents receive an in-state tuition discount. Financial aid is available to eligible students who file a FAFSA through Pell grants, work-study programs, Georgia State scholarships and student loans.

Quick Facts about Darton College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Caviliars (Darton Coll)

Website

www.darton.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,170

Out-of-State Tuition

$10,070

Retention Rate

53%

Enrollment

5,018

Year Established

1963

Students

Total Students
5,018

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
62%
Part-Time
38%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
43%
Caucasian
52%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
1%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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