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Tuition & Fees

$10,858

$29,432

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,212
Declined + 8,255
Total Received 17,467
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Public

25,455

undergraduate students

7,009

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biological Science
  3. Finance
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Codes

SAT 5251
ACT 0826

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
44%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
50%
12-17
9%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
44%
12-17
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
53%
12-17
4%
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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 70-acre campus is located in Atlanta.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 32,464
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 (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  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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Atlanta, GA

71-acre, urban campus in Atlanta (population: 472,522); branch campuses in greater Atlanta area. 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
Atlanta, GA 30302-3965

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
44%
400-499
36%
300-399
4%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
50%
12-17
9%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
44%
12-17
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
53%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
(may be waived with paper application)
Common application accepted yes
Application 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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,212
Declined + 8,255
Total Received 17,467

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

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

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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 $60,333,803
State
Institutional $2,716,949
Other external
Total $63,050,752

Non-need-based

Federal $44,053
State $74,913,607
Institutional $10,334,209
Other external
Total $85,291,869

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
Sunbelt Conference (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
American Sign Language
Analytics
Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Linguistics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art Studio
Astronomy
Behavior/Learning Disabilities
Biological Sciences
Biology
Birth to Five Teacher Preparation
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Clinical Rehab Counseling
Communication
Communication Disorders
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/Practice
Creative Writing
Creative/Innovative Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Decision Sciences
Dental Hygiene
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education of Students with Exceptionalities
Educational Leadership
Educational Policy Studies
Educational Psychology
Educational Research
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English Education
English as a Second Language
Exercise Science
Film/Media Studies
Film/Video
Finance
French
General Studies
Geology
Geosciences
German
Gerontology
Global Hospitality
Health Administration
Health Information Administration
Health Science Professions
Health/Physical Education
Heritage Preservation
History
Hospitality Administration
Instructional Design/Technology
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Economics/Modern Languages
Journalism
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Health
Law
Managerial Sciences
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Statistics
Medical Technology
Mental Health Counseling
Middle Childhood Education
Middle Grades Education
Middle Level Education
Multiple/Severe Disabilities
Music
Music Management
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Personnel Administration
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Radiologic Technology
Reading Language/Literacy Education
Real Estate
Rehabilitation Counseling
Religious Studies
Respiratory Therapy
Risk Management/Insurance
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science Education
Secondary Education
Sign Language Interpreting
Sign Language/Interpreting
Social Foundations of Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech
Speech Communication
Sport Management
Sports Administration
Sports Medicine
Taxation
Teaching/Learning
Theatre
Wealth Management
Women's Studies
World Languages
World Languages/Business
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Undergraduate

78%

25,455
students

Female
59%
15,059

Male
41%
10,396

Graduate

22%

7,009
students

Female
60%
4,233

Male
40%
2,776

undergraduateFull-time

76%

19,371
students

Female
60%
11,522

Male
40%
7,849

undergraduatePart-time

24%

6,084
students

Female
59%
3,537

Male
41%
2,547

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
41%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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: August 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

Not Reported

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
India
Mexico
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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