Clayton State University

About Clayton State University

Clayton State University is located 15 miles from downtown Atlanta in a beautiful lakeside setting which is complemented by the resources available with its proximity to a major, vibrant metropolitan hub. Additional sites in Fayette and Henry counties provide outreach to neighboring community populations, and eCore online courses extend educational alternatives. The University currently offers eight master’s degree programs and 40 baccalaureate degree majors. With an enrollment of 6,900 students, Clayton State embraces the rich cultural and socio-economic diversity of the greater Atlanta region through its diverse faculty, its multi-ethnic and multigenerational student population, its successful alumni working in the area, and the wide variety of clubs and organizational activities for students. The Clayton State classroom experience is led by a highly regarded faculty with academic and business-world expertise in their fields. The University fosters learning and excellence through integrated academic instruction encompassing a technological classroom environment, internships and student research.

Morrow, GA
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Recital at Spivey Hall Home of the world famous Spivey organ.


President, Dr. Tim Hynes Recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians

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The work I do is appreciated and respected.

The collegiality and positive work environment.

There is so much potential. The team that has been created is poised to do great things. I am excited to be a part of what's to come!

The camaraderie amongst faculty and students is exceptional.

I am encouraged to use my own ideas, skills, knowledge and talents to create success in my job.

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