Overview

Applicants
13,489
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average HS GPA
3.34

GPA Breakdown

14%
Over 3.75
20%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
480 - 580
SAT Math
480 - 590
ACT Composite
20 - 24

Deadlines


Regular
March 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
22:1
Total Faculty
1,684
with Terminal Degree
1,336

845
Men
839
Women
439
Minority
44
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
41%
Graduate in 5 years
84%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Ann-Marie Campbell
President (Southern Division, The Home Depot

Kevin W. Mooney
President, General Markets Business Unit, Blackbaud, Inc.

A.W. "Bill" Dahlberg
Former Chairman and CEO, Southern Co.

Richard Lenny
Retired Chairman and CEO, The Hershey Company

James E. Copeland Jr.
Retired CEO, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Kenneth Lewis
Former Chairman and CEO, Bank of America

Mackey J. McDonald
Retired President and CEO, VF Corportation

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Apr 1
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,603

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,204

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$7,800
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$26,010
Required Fees
$2,128
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,590
Transportation for Commuters
$2,070

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College Aid Gift
Need-Based Federal Pell Grant
Need-Based Private Sch Grant
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Sch Grant
Need-Based United Negro College Fund

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
24,865
Out of State
3%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
142

Demographics

58% female
42% male
3% are out of state
74% are full time
26% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
17%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
57%

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
82

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Frat Sorority
International Student
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Margaret A. Staton Office of Disability Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Rodney E. Pennamon

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychological evaluation meeting the Georgia Board of Regents guidelines listed at www.gsu.edu/rcld.

Documentation Requred for ADHD
See guidelines for Georgia Board of Regents listed at www.gsu.edu/rcld

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
No

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
383
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
15
Number of Religious Organizations
32

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

1% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Panthers)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Panthers)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Navy ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Students have the option to take advantage of several perks. See: http://www.gsu.edu/ist/information_students.html

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Welcome Center

Address
P.O. Box 3999
Atlanta, GA 30302-3999

Phone
(404) 413-2063

Email
tourguide@gsu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Recreation Center
Student Housing
Aderhold Learning Center
The Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
The Student Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
The CNN Center
The Georgia Aquarium
Historic Auburn Avenue
Phillips Arena
Olympic Centennial Park

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Friday
8:30am-5:15pm
(404) 413-2063

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. week days
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
Other

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Parking Decks, Free parking at Turner Field with Shuttle Service. Marta Train Stations and Bus serices. Atlanta International Airport approximately 10 miles from campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-75/85 Northbound Exit #246 (Central Avenue/Fulton Street). Follow the signs to Fulton Street. At the light at the end of the ramp, turn right on Fulton. At the next light, turn left on Capitol Avenue. After crossing MLK Jr. Drive, Capitol Avenue becomes Piedmont Avenue and passes through campus. From I-75/85 Northbound H.O.V. Lane Exit at Memorial Drive. At the first light, go straight and you will be on Central Avenue, which leads to the campus. From I-75/85 Southbound Exit #249A (Courtland Street/Georgia State University) is a one-way street that leads to the campus. From I-20 Eastbound Exit #56B (Windsor/Spring Street), go straight to the third traffic light. Take a left on Central Avenue, which leads to the campus. From I-20 Westbound Exit #58A (Capitol Avenue) and turn right at the light. Stay on Capitol Avenue, which changes into Piedmont Avenue and leads to the campus. MARTA Take the East/West Rapid Rail line to the Georgia State Station (E1). Exit the station onto Piedmont Avenue and turn right.
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Key Stats

13,489
Applicants
24,865
Size
54%
Acceptance Rate
1060
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists