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Georgia College and State University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


  • Acceptance Rate:


  • 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.


  • Website

  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


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


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.


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




231 W Hancock Street


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'.


  • 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.


  • SAT Range

    1110 - 1280



  • ACT Range

    23 - 27

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


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.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


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


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


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.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


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


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


Full-time / Part-time

91% / 9%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



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


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

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


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


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

blue and green

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country



Sports Team (Women)


Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country





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


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


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


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


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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