Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Originally founded as Atlanta Junior College, AMSC, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is now a four-year liberal arts school, offering bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and certificates. It accommodates a diverse student body, about half of whom attend part time.

Founded 1974

Undergraduate enrollment 3,000


In-state tuition $1,503/semester

Out-of-state tuition $4,393/semester

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 14%

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshman 1106

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 896

SAT score breakdown 448, critical reading; 445, math; 415, writing

Average class size for freshman courses 28

Popular majors applied mathematics, biological sciences, criminal justice