Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$11,076

$30,114

not including housing and food

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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

40%

male

60%

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

44,380

undergraduate students

7,611

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 51,991
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
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
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • 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
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

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 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 yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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

51,991

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

44,380
students

Female
60%
26,778

Male
40%
17,602

15%

7,611
students

Female
64%
4,901

Male
36%
2,710

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

62%

27,431
students

Female
59%
16,276

Male
41%
11,155

38%

16,949
students

Female
62%
10,502

Male
38%
6,447

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
40%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

1,746

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

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 transferred

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 orientation

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