Georgia State University: Ranking & Review

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Atlanta
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United States
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394194
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

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

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

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 Services161,167524271,734
Social Sciences75359524661
Education4128826253644
Health Professions and Related Programs20429591590
Psychology5024822572
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services36019319572
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3848524493
Visual and Performing Arts32254376
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3331913365
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1261127245
Physical Sciences1426921232
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies19131222
Legal Professions and Studies19189208
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service15382163
Mathematics and Statistics456412121
English Language and Literature & Letters871617120
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8320103
Philosophy and Religious Studies534295
History639981
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies35439
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies151530
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences77
Engineering11
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 population486,000
Phone4044132000
Fax+1 (404) 413 1380

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