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Tuition

$10,928

$29,138

not including room and board

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,269
Declined + 6,220
Total Received 13,489
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1  :  22

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Accounting
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

Georgia State, founded in 1913, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Health and Human Sciences; Law; and the School of Policy Studies. Its 67-acre campus is located in Atlanta.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 32,168
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAHME (CAHME)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5251
ACT 0826

Social Networks

Public

24,865

undergraduate students

7,303

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
56%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
49%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
62%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta, GA

70-acre, urban campus in Atlanta (population: 443,775); branch campus in Alpharetta. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to dorms and off-campus parking. Public transportation serves campus.

Georgia State University
33 Gilmer Street, SE
Atlanta, GA 30302-3965

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
15 fraternities 3% of male students
 
16 sororities 3% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
56%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
49%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
62%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,269
Declined + 6,220
Total Received 13,489

Admissions Contact

Scott Burke
Director of Admissions
P: 404 413-2500
F: 404 413-2002
admissions@gsu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $56,632,176
State $0
Institutional $2,731,245
Other external $0
Total $59,363,421

Non-need-based

Federal $112,276
State $53,921,412
Institutional $3,735,574
Other external $0
Total $57,769,262

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial Athletic Association (Division I)
Mascot
Panther
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Actuarial Science
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Linguistics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art Studio
Astronomy
Behavior/Learning Disabilities
Biological Sciences
Biology
Birth to Five Teacher Preparation
Business
Business Analysis
Business Economics
Chemistry
Communication
Communication Disorders
Community Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/Practice
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education of Students with Exceptionalities
Educational Leadership
Educational Policy Studies
Educational Psychology
Educational Research
Elementary Education
English
English Education
English as a Second Language
Exercise Science
Film/Video
Finance
French
General Business
Geosciences
German
Gerontology
Global Hospitality
Health Administration
Health/Physical Education
Heritage Preservation
History
Hospitality Administration
Human Resource Management
Instructional Design/Technology
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Economics/Modern Languages
Journalism
Kinesiology
Law
Managerial Sciences
Marketing
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Statistics
Mental Health Counseling
Middle Childhood Education
Middle Level Education
Multiple/Severe Disabilities
Music
Music Education
Music Management
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition
Operations Management
Personal Financial Planning
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Reading Language/Literacy Education
Real Estate
Rehabilitation Counseling
Religious Studies
Respiratory Therapy
Risk Management/Insurance
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Foundations of Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech
Sports Administration
Sports Medicine
Taxation
Teaching/Learning
Urban Teacher Leadership
Wealth Management
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

77%

24,865
students

Female
58%
14,506

Male
42%
10,359

Graduate

23%

7,303
students

Female
59%
4,288

Male
41%
3,015

undergraduateFull-time

74%

18,429
students

Female
59%
10,740

Male
41%
7,689

undergraduatePart-time

26%

6,436
students

Female
59%
3,766

Male
41%
2,670

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
39%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

81

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

39

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 151
Countries most often represented China
Cote D'Ivoire
India
Indonesia
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Heather Housley
Director, International Students and Scholars
404 413-2070
isss@gsu.edu

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