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Georgia State University

Gerontology Institute

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Gerontology Institute is located in Atlanta, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
(Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
27
Accepted
17
Enrolled
93%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 46.67%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Long term care and assisted living, aging workforce, health disparities and aging, sexuality and relationships over the life course, caregiving and social relationships with age
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth O. Burgess
Director
Email: eburgess@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5210
Fax: 404-413-5219