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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 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 22,356 undergraduate students. The Georgia State acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 53% 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

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GSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1260
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
$17,750 / 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
$10,688 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
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. 419 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 419 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
    37%
  • On Campus
    2%
  • Online
    61%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
22,356 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,431
Undergrads Over 25
450300%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 283 responses
  • Varying
    25%
  • Dedicated and Determined for Success
    21%
  • Unique, progressive and socio-politcally aware
    20%
  • Not enough words the describe the diversity
    10%
  • Unnique
    9%
  • Trying to succeed
    7%
  • Looking to transfer/Mediocre
    5%

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. 475 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 546 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 321 responses
  • Diverse
    74%
  • Cultural meltingpot
    11%
  • Constantly improving itself in the right ways
    6%
  • Average
    4%
  • My dream
    2%
  • Student centric
    1%
  • HBCU
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
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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