71%

Acceptance Rate

$9,960

Avg.Financial Aid

001574

FAFSA Code

About Georgia State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

34,316

Website

www.gsu.edu

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

SACSCOC

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

Not applicable

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

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

33 gilmer st

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4044132000
Fax: 4044132002
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Georgia State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

71%

SAT Range

1060 - 1250

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $60, as part of the admission process at GSU. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1060-1250, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Georgia State University is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 20 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083. They can also call them at (404) 413-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$14,501

Average Annual Cost

$6,984

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$2,128

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

$14,392

Budget For Other Expenses

$910

Total One Year Cost

$26,014

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to GSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $36,189. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

23:1

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

84%

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

$7,517

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

503 Graduates

Biology, General

306 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

273 Graduates

Journalism

261 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

226 Graduates

Marketing

222 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

210 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

191 Graduates

Political Science and Government

191 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

184 Graduates

Sociology

181 Graduates

Computer Science

176 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

174 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

163 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

153 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

142 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

136 Graduates

Economics

131 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

114 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

91 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

87 Graduates

Chemistry

81 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

78 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

72 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

64 Graduates

History

63 Graduates

Social Work

62 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

55 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

53 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

48 Graduates

Mathematics

45 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

41 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

37 Graduates

Philosophy

36 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

36 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

34 Graduates

Insurance

32 Graduates

Anthropology

31 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

26 Graduates

Physics

24 Graduates

Music

23 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

17 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

15 Graduates

Real Estate

15 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

8 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

7 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

5 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

27,231

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

49%

Full-time

77%

Part-time

23%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

24% White

1% Unknown

41% Black

11% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

14% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

16%

Out Of State

80%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$72,190 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

21%

Averege Housing Cost

$10,924/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,868/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,868/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panther

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sun Belt Conference

Total Male Athletes

219

Total Female Athletes

159

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

38

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At GSU, $14,958 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Georgia State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,868 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,300/year

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

$0$100,000

$13,000

$32,500

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.

$135 - 337

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.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,960

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,946

Students Receiving State Aid

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,805

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,986

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,440

$30K - $48K

$10,986

$48K - $75K

$7,897

$75K - $110K

$5,949

> $110K

$5,716

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$98,684,050

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$89,286,718

In case the students at Georgia State University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Georgia State University is around $6,271 and the federal grant is $5,088. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $6,990 as well as institutional aid worth $6,271. At GSU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $98,684,050 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $89,286,718.

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