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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 nine master's degree programs and 40 baccalaureate degree majors. With an enrollment of approximately 7,000 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.
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Purpose

Clayton State University cultivates an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service, that prepares students of diverse ages and backgrounds to succeed in their lives and careers.

Through a distinctive combination of proven and innovative methods of teaching and learning, Clayton State University excels in preparing students from many walks of life to meet the challenges of living and working in a dynamic, global society.

Clayton State currently has more than 40 undergraduate majors in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Health, and Information and Mathematical Sciences. The University’s School of Graduate Studies has nine master’s degree programs.
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Vision

To become a national model for university-based community engagement and for equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and motivations for learning and success.... Read more

Mission

Through teaching, scholarship and service, we provide an environment of experience-based learning, enriched by active community engagement that prepares an increasing number of students from all walks of life to succeed in a diverse society.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Core Values

These are our cultural and shared beliefs that guide our priorities and behaviors.

Collegiality - We treat each other with respect and work together in a spirit of inclusiveness, collaboration and teamwork to serve others and reach common goals.

Excellence - We give our best effort and seek continuous improvement in all our activities.

Innovation - We are open to new ideas and creative methods for solving problems.

Integrity - We promote ethical behavior, taking responsibility for our attitudes, actions and results.

Transparency - We support open, honest and continuous communication.
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Values

Collegiality
We treat each other with respect and work together in a spirit of inclusiveness, collaboration, and teamwork to serve others and reach common goals.

Headquarters

Morrow, GA

Employees

814 US Employees

Industry

College / University

Recent Awards

  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018