Georgia State University: Ranking & Review

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Atlanta Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 94 194
Top 2%

Georgia State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate70%71%69%
Applicants14,4625,6548,808
Admissions10,1014,0196,082
Enrolled undergraduates4,2081,8192,389
Enrolled total (including graduate students)32,81613,21219,604

7,795 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

226 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,278
Percent of students submitting SAT scores78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,956
Percent of students submitting ACT scores46%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
23
ACT Math
23

Georgia State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,014 $40,873
Off-campus $25,062 $39,921
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,392 and other expenses per full academic year.

Georgia State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,274 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,984 $21,843
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,128 $2,128
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $291 $910
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,020 $22,518
Fees for full-time graduates $2,128 $2,128
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $390 $1,251

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16 1,167 524 27 1,734
Social Sciences 7 535 95 24 661
Education 41 288 262 53 644
Health Professions and Related Programs 204 295 91 590
Psychology 502 48 22 572
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 360 193 19 572
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 384 85 24 493
Visual and Performing Arts 322 54 376
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 333 19 13 365
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 126 112 7 245
Physical Sciences 142 69 21 232
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 191 31 222
Legal Professions and Studies 19 189 208
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 153 8 2 163
Mathematics and Statistics 45 64 12 121
English Language and Literature & Letters 87 16 17 120
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 83 20 103
Philosophy and Religious Studies 53 42 95
History 63 9 9 81
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 35 4 39
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 15 15 30
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 7 7
Engineering 1 1
Grand Total715,0532,0165347,674

A total of 5,124 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Georgia State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,550 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%48%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

General info

Alternative namesGSU
Founded1913
MottoVeritas Valet Et Vincet
Truth is Valuable and Shall Overcome
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,203
Instructional FTE1,472
Research FTE68
Public Service FTE23
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitegsu.edu
Address33 gilmer st
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303-3083
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone4044132000
Fax+1 (404) 413 1380

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