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Newton County College is Oxford College, Covington Kiddie College, and Troy State University.

Oxford College is established in a small living, learning community, located 38 miles east of Atlanta. After its first failure to establish a college the Georgia Methodists sought and received a charter for a new Methodist liberal arts college located on a fourteen-hundred acre tract north of Covington in 1836 and officially established itself 1916. Today Oxford College provides distinctive educational programs for the first two years leading to an Emory bachelor's degree.

The faculty at Oxford and Emery College consist of 11,680 different faculty members. Its student body is made up of African-American 14%, American Indian 1%, Asian or Pacific Islander 31%, Hispanic 5%, and White 44% students. Approximately 11,680 are enrolled in Oxford College and its sister Emery College. More than Majors 74 Professional degrees are offered in an average class size of 17 students. Oxford's programs are liberal arts intensive. After completing two years on the Oxford campus, students may elect to continue their educations on the Atlanta campus in Emory College, or they may apply to Emory's Woodruff School of Nursing or Emory's Goizueta School of Business to complete their degrees. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) placed Oxford College in its top 10% rank among colleges across the nation in each of its five categories of evaluation.

Contact information:

Oxford College of Emory University
100 Hamill Street
Oxford, Georgia 30054
Phone: (770) 770-784-8888

Covington Kiddie College
10125 Hwy. 142 N
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 786-5085

Troy State University
8134 Geiger St. NW
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (770) 385-8315



 

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