Georgia State University Demographics & Diversity
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Georgia State University are predominantly Black with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 74% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
Georgia State University is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Georgia State University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Georgia State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Geographic DiversityVery Low
Georgia State University serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$72,190 per year
54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||20.3%|
|Part time Undergrads||23.6%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139940 IPEDS survey data for Georgia State University.