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 About Clayton State University

At Clayton State University, student dreams are made real in practical classes, internships, and real-life experiences. From over 34 states and 32 countries, students come to Clayton State in suburban Atlanta for:

  • personalized attention
  • small class sizes
  • affordable career preparation
  • outstanding faculty
  • vibrant campus life

The campus feels like a second home, including 214 acres of park-like beauty and an inclusive and supportive community of students, faculty, and staff.


Our Mission

Our mission focuses on empowering our students through rich experiences that engage their critical-thinking skills and prepare them for their chosen careers. We know that in order to say, “mission accomplished” on graduation day, we have to foster an inclusive community that rallies around the individual dreams and aspirations of our students. Through outstanding programs, appropriate support, and an environment that reflects 21st century business and industry, we make their dreams a reality.

Explore the campus through a interactive campus map and request information about a program of interest.