Start the journey to your dream career at the Mountain Campus.

The Mountain Campus has new programs in business, education, healthcare, STEM, interdisciplinary studies and organizational leadership. You can pursue a bachelor's degree at Dalton State by completing the first two years of classes at the Mountain Campus, and then finishing your degree at the main campus in Dalton, GA.

Why the Mountain Campus?

Transformational Quality Education

More than half of our students are the first in their family to attend college. 

Small class sizes + professors who are experts in their field mean you'll get one-on-one attention to help ensure your success.


Dalton State is ranked in the Top 10% for Most Affordable Public Four-Year Colleges in U.S. by the U.S. Department of Education (2022).


Located in the heart of downtown Ellijay, GA just 45 minutes north of Canton.

Nestled in the historic district, the campus is within walking distance of local cafes, a pizzeria and shops.

How do these programs work?

Programs us cohort-based learning, a collaborative approach where you start and take classes with a group of students for the entire program. You can work closely with a smaller group of classmates and form a learning community, provide feedback to one another and see each other grow as you advance toward your degree.

What four-year programs are available?

Take your first two years at the Mountain Campus and earn your degree the next two years at the main campus in these programs.


*The last two years of the BS Organizational Leadership is completed online.

What about two-year programs?

You can also earn these associate degrees at the Mountain Campus in two years.

Ready to take the next step?

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