Georgia State University (2024)

gradeB

Overall Niche Grade

How are grades calculated?Data Sources

  1. Academics

    gradeB

  2. Value

    gradeB

  3. Diversity

    gradeA+

  4. Campus

    gradeC+

  5. Athletics

    gradeA minus

  6. Party Scene

    gradeA

  7. Professors

    gradeB+

  8. Location

    gradeA minus

  9. Dorms

    gradeC+

  10. Campus Food

    gradeA minus

  11. Student Life

    gradeB+

  12. Safety

    gradeC

editorial

Georgia State is an above-average public university located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 21,604 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Georgia State acceptance rate is 67%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 55% of students, Georgia State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,200.

About

33 GILMER ST
ATLANTA, GA 30303
Branch of
University System of Georgia

About Georgia State...

  • Common App Accepted
  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional

Athletic Division

NCAA Division I-FBS

Athletic Conference

Sun Belt Conference

Compare to Other Colleges

  • Georgia
  • Atlanta

Georgia State University Rankings

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GSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67%

Application Deadline

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

Rolling Admissions

SAT Range

1020-1250

ACT Range

19-26

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Early Decision/Early Action

Yes

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Will You Get Into GSU?

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Cost

Net Price

$17,589/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$11,563/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

95%

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Academics

Professors

gradeB+

Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

16:1

Evening Degree Programs

No

70%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.374 responses

58%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.479 responses

56%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.479 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Psychology

    448 Graduates

  • Biology

    375 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Humanities

    374 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    361 Graduates

  • Information Science

    323 Graduates

  • Marketing

    251 Graduates

  • Finance

    236 Graduates

  • Film and Video Studies

    217 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    207 Graduates

  • Business

    173 Graduates

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    60%

  • On Campus

    27%

  • Online

    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

21,604Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

7,320

Undergrads Over 25

15%

Pell Grant

57%

Varsity Athletes

2%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

343 responses

  • Varying

    25%

  • Dedicated and Determined for Success

    20%

  • Unique, progressive and socio-politcally aware

    20%

  • Not enough words the describe the diversity

    11%

  • Unnique

    8%

  • Trying to succeed

    6%

  • Looking to transfer/Mediocre

    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

No data available

Poll

50%

of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.535 responses

Poll

46%

of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.606 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

381 responses

  • Diverse

    71%

  • Cultural meltingpot

    11%

  • Constantly improving itself in the right ways

    6%

  • Average

    5%

  • My dream

    1%

  • Fast-paced

    1%

  • Student centric

    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,300/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

55%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

91%

National

83%

80%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.243 responses

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