Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$9,286

$24,517

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
574
75th
630
25th
561
75th
26
25th
22
75th
26
25th
21
75th
26
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

26

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,031
Declined 11,123
Total Received 28,154
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Public

32,742

undergraduate students

8,435

graduate students

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School Facts

Georgia State University, founded in 1913, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Institute of Biomedical Sciences; Perimeter College; Schools of Policy Studies and Public Health; Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions, Arts and Sciences, Education and Human Development, Law, the Arts, and Business. Its 109-acre campus is located in Atlanta.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 50,613
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

110-acre, urban campus in Atlanta (population: 497,642); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
574
75th
630
25th
561
75th
26
25th
22
75th
26
25th
21
75th
26
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee (waived with paper application)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,031
Declined 11,123
Total Received 28,154

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,703

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,158
Room $11,450
Board $4,142
Additional fees $2,128
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $26,878
Average Financial Aid - $8,703
Total with Avg. Aid $18,175

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 404 413-2400
F: 404 413-2102
financialaid@langate.gsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Barbell Club, Billiards Club, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Capoeira, Equestrian, Chess, Fencing, Gaming, Soccer (M), Soccer (W), Volleyball (M), Volleyball (W), Rock Climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Running, Sport Management and Admin, Swim, Table Tennis, Tennis, Women’s Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Barbell Club, Billiards Club, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Capoeira, Equestrian, Chess, Fencing, Gaming, Soccer (M), Soccer (W), Volleyball (M), Volleyball (W), Rock Climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Running, Sport Management and Admin, Swim, Table Tennis, Tennis, Women’s Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Cornhole, Table Tennis, Flag Football, Sand Volleyball, Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Table Games, Golf, Walking Program, Foosball, Dodgeball, Billiards, Kickball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunbelt Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
African-American/Black Studies.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Applied Linguistics.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Science, General.
Data Science, Other.
Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
Economics, General.
Education Policy Analysis.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine and Studio Arts.
French Studies.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
Health and Medical Administrative Services.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management and Services.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Economics.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Law.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Informatics.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.
Music Management.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health.
Public Policy Analysis.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Risk Management.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Social Entrepreneurship.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness.
Taxation.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Theatre/Theater.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Science
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

50,613

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

32,742
students

Female
59%
19,387

Male
41%
13,355

17%

8,435
students

Female
62%
5,265

Male
38%
3,170

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

23,557
students

Female
59%
13,905

Male
41%
9,652

28%

9,185
students

Female
60%
5,482

Male
40%
3,703

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
40%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
22%
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 Enrollment

1,746

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 82
Countries most often represented East Asia (China, South Korea, Japan)
South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal)
Southeast Asia (Vietnam)
Sub-Saharan Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Cameroon)
The Caribbean (The Bahamas, Jamaica, Bermuda)
West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana)
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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