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Georgia State University
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  • 4 Year
  • ATLANTA, GA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  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 21,992 undergraduate students. The Georgia State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Information Science. Graduating 56% 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
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1050-1290
ACT Range
19-27
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
$17,958 / 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
$9,831 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 364 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 469 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 469 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    58%
  • On Campus
    29%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,992 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,993
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 333 responses
  • Varying
    24%
  • Dedicated and Determined for Success
    21%
  • Unique, progressive and socio-politcally aware
    20%
  • Not enough words the describe the diversity
    11%
  • Unnique
    8%
  • Trying to succeed
    6%
  • Looking to transfer/Mediocre
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 525 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 596 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 371 responses
  • Diverse
    71%
  • Cultural meltingpot
    11%
  • Constantly improving itself in the right ways
    6%
  • Average
    5%
  • My dream
    1%
  • Fast-paced
    1%
  • Student centric
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 241 responses

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