Tuition & Fees

$9,346

$28,060

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
51%
500-599
41%
400-499
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
37%
500-599
55%
400-499
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
30-36
5%
24-29
53%
18-23
38%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
57%
18-23
34%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,367
Declined + 962
Total Received 4,329
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Public

5,958

undergraduate students

1,031

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Management
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5252
ACT 0828

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Location

School Facts

Georgia College & State University, founded in 1889, is Georgia's designated public liberal arts university. Located in historic Milledgeville, Georgia College sits less than 12 miles from the geographic center of the state.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,989
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  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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Milledgeville, GA

680-acre campus in Milledgeville (population: 18,575); branch campuses in Macon and Warner Robins. Air serves Atlanta (90 miles); bus serves Macon. School operates transportation on campus.

Georgia College & State University
231 West Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 7% of male students
 
12 sororities 13% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
51%
500-599
41%
400-499
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
37%
500-599
55%
400-499
4%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
30-36
5%
24-29
53%
18-23
38%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
57%
18-23
34%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
($35 if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,367
Declined + 962
Total Received 4,329

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
State residency

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Ramon Blakely
Director of Admissions
P: 800 342-0471
F: 478 445-1914
admissions@gcsu.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,058

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,324
Room $6,850
Board $3,390
Additional fees $2,022
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $21,086
Average Financial Aid - $11,058
Total with Avg. Aid $10,028
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 342-0471
F: 478 445-0729
financialaid@gcsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Shannon Simmons
Director of Financial Aid
financialaid@gcsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Bass Fishing, Cheerleading, Clay Targets, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Fishing, Football, Frisbee, Hockey, Lacrosse, Mixed Martial Arts, Roller Derby, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Bass Fishing, Cheerleading, Clay Targets, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Fishing, Frisbee, Hockey, Lacrosse, Mixed Martial Arts, Roller Derby, Rugby, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Corn Hole, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Spikeball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (beach/indoor), Wall Climbing

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Athletic Directors

Wendell Staton (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jamie Grodecki (women's)
Swa/compliance
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Bell Conference
Mascot
Bobcats
School colors
blue and green

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Therapy
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Education Leadership
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Geography
Health/Human Performance
History
Instructional Technology
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Library Media
Logistics Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Reading/Literacy/Language
Rhetoric
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
Special Education/Interrelated Teaching
Theatre
World Language/Cultures
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Management
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,989

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

5,958
students

Female
63%
3,750

Male
37%
2,208

15%

1,031
students

Female
69%
708

Male
31%
323

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

5,410
students

Female
64%
3,429

Male
36%
1,981

10%

548
students

Female
59%
321

Male
41%
227

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

87%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented China
France
Germany
South Korea
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

James Callaghan
Assistant Vice President for International Education
478 445-4789
james.callaghan@gcsu.edu

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