Atlanta Metropolitan College

Overview of Atlanta Metropolitan College

Atlanta Metropolitan is located in Atlanta, GA (a large city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Atlanta Metropolitan is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Atlanta Metropolitan is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Atlanta Metropolitan Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Atlanta Metropolitan admitted just 42% of applicants in 2007-2008.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Atlanta Metropolitan had 1,882 enrolled students in 2007-2008. The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life

A lot of students at Atlanta Metropolitan attend part-time.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Atlanta Metropolitan

Atlanta Metropolitan College
1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
Atlanta , GA 30310-4498
General Phone: (404) 756-4000

Atlanta Metropolitan Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts187liberal arts and sciences
Engineering Technician1drafting
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Atlanta Metropolitan in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1893

Atlanta Metropolitan Student Body

In 2007-2008, Atlanta Metropolitan had a total enrollment of 1,882 students (1,610 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 38%
Women 62%
Full-Time 68%
Part-Time 32%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Black 95%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 19%
20-21 21%
22-24 18%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%

Atlanta Metropolitan Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 46 %

Atlanta Metropolitan Room and Board (2007)

Atlanta Metropolitan offers campus housing for 12 of its 1,610 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Atlanta, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Atlanta Metropolitan Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Atlanta Metropolitan Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,148
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,650
Room and board $ 2,000
Room charge $ 12,012
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,000
Books and supplies $ 1,300
Other expenses $ 1,404

Financial Aid:
Atlanta Metropolitan participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1216500)

Atlanta Metropolitan Faculty

Atlanta Metropolitan has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track84
Non-tenured and not on tenure track84

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*3$58,053
Associate professoracademic year9$57,7975$49,908
Assistant professoracademic year11$46,7828$43,373
Instructoracademic year4$41,7832*
All faculty totalacademic year25$50,60718$47,823

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Atlanta Metropolitan Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Atlanta Metropolitan Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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Atlanta Metropolitan Highlights

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What Sets Atlanta Metropolitan Apart:

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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