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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Georgia State is an above-average public university located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 21,057 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Georgia State acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Psychology, Finance, and Biology. Graduating 55% of students, Georgia State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,200.

About

33 Gilmer St
Atlanta, GA 30303
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

Georgia State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

GSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1060-1250
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,136 / 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
$10,124 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 335 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 408 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 408 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    69%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,057 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,174
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 272 responses
  • Varying
    25%
  • Dedicated and Determined for Success
    22%
  • Unique, progressive and socio-politcally aware
    19%
  • Not enough words the describe the diversity
    10%
  • Unnique
    9%
  • Trying to succeed
    6%
  • Looking to transfer/Mediocre
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 464 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 535 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 316 responses
  • Diverse
    73%
  • Cultural meltingpot
    11%
  • Constantly improving itself in the right ways
    6%
  • Average
    4%
  • Ghetto
    2%
  • My dream
    2%
  • HBCU
    1%

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%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 235 responses

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