Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Address33 gilmer st
School Websitewww.gsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Georgia State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Atlanta, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 16,348 students applied to Georgia State University. Of those students, 11,668 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Georgia State University was $6,984, in addition to fees of $2,128. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Georgia State University.

Georgia State University has a 54% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Georgia State University acceptance rate is 71%. To put this into perspective, 11,668 of the 16,348 students who applied to Georgia State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Georgia State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Georgia State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Georgia State University was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Georgia State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Georgia State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,984. Combined with fees of $2,128, room and board costs of $14,392, other expenses of $910 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,014.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,971 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Georgia State University to $40,873 for out-of-state students.

Students at Georgia State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Georgia State University was $4,946 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 53%.

Georgia State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio23:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Georgia State University.

Georgia State University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 80% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 16% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Georgia State University is 23:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Georgia State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 24% students enroll at Georgia State University part-time; the other 26,157 students enrolled full-time.

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