78%

Acceptance Rate

$7,652

Avg.Financial Aid

001602

FAFSA Code

Georgia College and State University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    SACSCOC

  • Website

    www.gcsu.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    6,989

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

Georgia College And State University is a public institution headquartered at Milledgeville in the state of Georgia. It was established in 1889 as a women’s education center. It is designated as public liberal arts university in the state of Georgia. The vision of the university is to be a nationally preemient public liberal arts university. It is the State's only designated public arts university.

The university provides majors and minors in bachelor's, masters, and doctoral programs.   

It is located in traditional southern town and has an additional campus at Robins Airforce base. It is ranked 1st in the U.S. as the affordable online Master's degrees in Supply Chain Management.

  • The total students enrolled currently for both part time and full time in the university is 6,915 with a retention rate of 85%.

  • University acceptance rate is 78%.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 17:1.

  • The accreditation to the university is given by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges(SACSCOC).


Online Education at Georgia College And State University

It provides students with various degrees through its 4 colleges. The online student can select any degree or program of their interest.Online programs at Georgia College are consistently recognized as some of the best in the country. Professionally focused, these advanced degrees provide students exceptional career advancement opportunities in many sectors including business, education, nonprofit and health. Many of our nationally accredited graduate programs are also delivered in an online/hybrid fashion, ensuring that the content and quality has been evaluated and meets standards set by the profession.


Reviews

Some of the reviews given by the students are:

  • Students get individual attention from the professors as the class size is small.
  • Students are friendly and welcoming. There is a diversified student community present.

  • Faculties and staff in the university are helpful and understanding.

  • Infrastructure and labs in the university are sophisticated.

  • It provides dorms and housing facilities to the students with good food.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

231 W Hancock Street

Rankings

The rankings are given by the U.S. News and World Report are:

  • University ranks 4th in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.

  • It is ranked 10th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.

  • It is ranked 20th in 'Regional Universities-South'

  • Universitu is ranked 13th in 'Best Online Graduate Business programs'.

  • University has secured 4th position in 'Most Innovative Schools'

  • University is positioned at 9th position in 'Top Public Schools'.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    1st Apr

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    78%

  • SAT Range

    1110 - 1280

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    23 - 27

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $35

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

The university takes admissions in three phases namely Fall, Spring, and Summer semester. It depends upon the choice of the student for which semester to enroll for as the last date to submit the admission application is also different for each semester. However, the SAT range to be eligible for the admission purpose is between 1110-1280 and the ACT range is 23-27. 

The application processing of the university is $35. The last date to apply for admission for Fall semester is 1st July, for Spring semester it is 1st November and for Summer semester it is 1st April. The students need to fill an completed online application or common application as the university also accepts the common application for admission. The acceptance rate of the university is 78%.

After submitting the admission application wait for the processing time, the university will send you a acceptance letter. After receiveing the acceptance letter students can complete the remaining formalities of the college and can start their regular classes.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $20,478

  • Average Annual Cost

    $7,324

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $28,536

  • Other Fees

    $2,022

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $12,964

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $4,726

Total One Year Cost

$28,536

The annual cost to attend is the expense which the student family have to bear annually for education at Georgia College and State University It includes tuition cost, books and supplies, room and boarding cost, other academic fees, and various other costs. By calculating the average cost of all the expense this segement give you information about the average annual cost to attend the university. Though the total cost may vary depending upon your program selected. 

The average net price of the university is $20,478 while the average annual tuition expense is $7,324.

However, the total one year cost to attend the university is $28,536.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$112

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    113 Graduates

  • Marketing

    112 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    109 Graduates

  • Journalism

    93 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    85 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    79 Graduates

  • Research and Experimental Psycholog...

    78 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    57 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    85 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    79 Graduates

  • Research and Experimental Psycholog...

    78 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    57 Graduates

  • Public Health

    53 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    51 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    43 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    37 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    37 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    28 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    28 Graduates

  • History

    27 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    26 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    23 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    23 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    22 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    22 Graduates

  • Physics

    20 Graduates

  • Business/Managerial Economics

    19 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    14 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    14 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    13 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    13 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    11 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    11 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

    9 Graduates

  • Sociology

    9 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    8 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    8 Graduates

  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

    5 Graduates

  • Music

    3 Graduates

  • Business/Commerce, General

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,958

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time / Part-time

91% / 9%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

84%

Unknown

0%

Black

5%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

3%

Non Resident alien

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

99%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,382 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,208/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,756/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,756/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bobcats

School Colors

blue and green

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

90

Total Female Athletes

96

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

33

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Security

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by GCSU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $13,052 per year. There are around 36% male and 64% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$19,500 - $27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - $280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,652

Students Receiving Federal Grants

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,488

Students Receiving State Aid

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,536

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,507

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,173

$30K - $48K

$10,975

$48K - $75K

$7,783

$75K - $110K

$6,680

> $110K

$5,802

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,340,131

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$30,252,707

It provides various federal, state and institutional financial aid for the students. This estimate is used in financial aid calculations and is prepared in advance of actual fees being established. The financial aid Cost of Attendance includes cost paid directly to GC and also indirect cost that the student may incur associated with attending school.

FAFSA/Federal school code used for applying various financial aid is 001602.

  • Pell grant and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Workstudy, Direct PLUS loans, Direct Subsidized loans, and Direct unsubsidized loans are the Federal Aids available.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill and tuition assistance program is the Military Aid available.

  • Presidential Scholarship, Goizuetta foundation Scholarship, and Trustee Scholarship are the Institutional Scholarships available.

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