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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University is a University institution located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 4009
Atlanta, GA  30302-4009
United States
Contact Scott Burke
Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions
Email: onestopshop@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-2500
Fax: 404-413-2002

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations Related (general) Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drawing Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,838
Applied
11,393
Accepted
27,180
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

12,289
Females Applied
7,003
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,549
Males Applied
4,390
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.49
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements: College preparatory curriculum as specified by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, combined SAT of 830, minimum Freshman Index of 2500

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen March 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 546 500 590
SAT Math 544 490 600
ACT Composite 24 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,730
In-state
27,304
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,128
Full-time student fees
14,692
Room & board
10,824
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,739
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,526
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,010
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,626
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
51%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

27,180
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.6%
Black or African American 41.49%
White or Caucasian 22.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 14.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 6.36%
Other 0.81%

Gender

Male (41.2%)
Female (58.8%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 21%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Panther Prowl and Homecoming

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Spotlight Programs Board, Fraternities/Sororities, Service Organizations, Academic Organizations and Sports Clubs

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No No No
Rowing No No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,581
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,160
Part-time - 421
Male - 822
Female - 759