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Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
34,316
Georgia State University overview
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online gsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Georgia State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 16,348 prospective students applied, and 11,668 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,997 enrolled in the school.  26,157 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,159 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $6,984 plus fees of $2,128. Georgia State is ranked 676 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes

Georgia State is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Georgia State University overview
SAT 1060/1250
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.34
Applications Accepted
71.4% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$6,984
In State Costs for Georgia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,128
Room and Board $14,392
Budget for Other Expenses$910
Total One Year Cost$26,014
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,843
Out of State Costs for Georgia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,128
Room and Board $14,392
Budget for Other Expenses$910
Total One Year Cost$40,873

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Georgia State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Social Sciences 12%
Psychology 8%
Education 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139940 IPEDS survey data for Georgia State University.