Across all disciplines, Atlanta Metro – a four-year institution – seeks to cultivate within its students a knowledge-base and repertoire of skills for success upon transfer and in a competitive workplace; a habit of informed, critical thinking; and a strong sense of personal and collective responsibility. Matriculation at Atlanta Metropolitan State College enables students to assume their roles as competent, reflective and socially conscious citizen-thinkers.
With an enrollment of 3,100, the student body is composed of both traditional and non-traditional students. The college attracts students from a number of international countries, adding to the rich ethnic and cultural atmosphere of the campus.
Atlanta Metro is open seven days a week and serves the needs of students through a traditional day program as well as through a Morning, Evening, and Weekend College. It also has a Dual Enrollment Program, and Early College and several Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) programs. Atlanta Metro also has a second location at 34 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The college offers more than 42 programs of study in the fields of business, mathematics and computer science, humanities and fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences. Atlanta Metropolitan State College awards the associate of art and associate of science degrees through its transfer program track. Students also may pursue an associate of applied science degree through the institution's career program track.
Atlanta Metro had an economic impact of $92 million during FY 2010.