Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$8,948

$27,986

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
60%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
36%
18-23
47%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

26

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,028
Declined 8,921
Total Received 20,949
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Public

27,969

undergraduate students

7,090

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 35,059
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational

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109-acre, urban campus in Atlanta (population: 486,290); 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.

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Georgia State University
33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta
30302-3965

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Spotlight Programs Board
  • Fraternities/Sororities
  • Service Organizations
  • Academic Organizations
  • Sports Clubs

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Panther Prowl
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
60%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
36%
18-23
47%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline March 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,028
Declined 8,921
Total Received 20,949

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 144
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Rowing, Swimming and diving, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drawing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Insurance
International Economics
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Linguistics
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

35,059

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

27,969
students

Female
59%
16,504

Male
41%
11,465

20%

7,090
students

Female
62%
4,402

Male
38%
2,688

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

21,978
students

Female
60%
12,992

Male
40%
8,986

22%

5,991
students

Female
59%
3,512

Male
41%
2,479

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
40%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
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

1,651

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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