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Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), a University System of Georgia (USG) institution that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Atlanta Metropolitan State College has a rich history that is tied to the City of Atlanta for which it is appropriately named. The college offers high quality baccalaureate, associate and certificate programs that are challenging, comprehensive and very affordable.
The Bachelor’s Degree can be completed in Biological Science, Criminal Justice, Applied Mathematics, Digital Media and Entertainment Design, Business Administration, and Organizational Leadership. A joint Bachelor’s Degree in Teacher Education with Kennesaw State University can also be completed on the AMSC campus. Included in the numerous academic options available to students are multiple start times each semester, Dual Enrollment, Early College, Move On When Ready, Honors, Online and Hybrid programs. The College is approved by SACSCOC to offer 100% of the Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and General Education Online along with 70% of all courses Online.
AMSC is open seven days a week, with traditional courses offered M-F from 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Evening courses are offered from 6:00 p.m. until 10:45 p.m. M-F and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. This broad array of programs, flexible delivery methods, and convenient times for course offerings are all designed to meet the diverse scheduling needs of residents in the Metropolitan area.

Student Demographics
  • Gender: 66.6% Female, 33.4% Male
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Student/ Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Currently enrolled: 3,033
  • Out of state students: 5.7%
  • International students: 1.22%
Type of  Degree

A.A.S, A.S, A.A, B.S, B.A
Certificate Programs:

Admission Requirements for First Year and Transfer Students

Students may complete application on website
The three most urgent documents are (1) a College transcripts if you are a transfer/transient student; a high school transcript if you are a high school student; and a GED certificate if you are a GED student, (2) immunization records, (3) Proof of Lawful Presence, and (4) Financial Aid documents.

International Student Visas Issued

F-1 Student Visa

Cost of Attendance and Financial Assistance

Tuition and Fees:
Financial Aid:

Student Activities and Campus Life

The Office of Student Affairs has designed a series of intriguing programs and exciting activities to provide a holistic environment for all students. While academics are first priority, Atlanta Metropolitan State College also provides a variety of extracurricular activities, including basketball, community service, clubs and organizations, and special programs throughout the year.
There are many opportunities to develop leadership skills in students. The Student Government provides opportunities for students to contribute directly to various aspects of the campus life.
Maybe you are interested in study abroad or the College student newspaper. Campus life provides activities for students with a variety of interests.


Contact Information

Cindy Balsam
Diversity Recruiter

Deborah Myrick
International Student Advisor

Stephen Woodall
Director of Student Access and Outreach


1630 Metropolitan Pkway
Atlanta, GA 30310

Types of Degrees

Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree

Academic Offering

Four-Year School
Two-Year School