54
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Finance is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
65
Accepted
24
Enrolled
45%

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 May 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts from all institutions attended, resume, essays
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, personal statement, transcripts from all institutions attended, resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 610
TOEFL IBT score: 101
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (0)
Male (16)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mergers and acquisitions, asset pricing, mutual and hedge funds, derivatives, corporate governance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Gerald D. Gay
Professor/Chair
Phone: 404-413-7310
Fax: 404-413-7312