Videos included in the video bar are selected by YouTube based on a simple search using the college name and state. The videos are not selected by COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out the video tours of its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
Only "new SAT" scores are included in the Admissions Tracker Results summary for the college class of 2021. The "new SAT", which was introduced in March 2016, has two sections: Mathematics (M) and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW), each of which has a score range of 200-800.
Admissions Tracker Results for the college class of 2021 only include "new SAT" scores. Your scores are not displaying because your Admissions Profile appears to contain "old SAT" scores. If you added your SAT scores before the Profile form was revised to allow entry of "new SAT" scores, you will need to update your scores in your Profile. Once you update your Profile, your scores will display here. Update your SAT scores.


Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University, founded in 1913, is a public university. It is the South's premier urban research university, offering more than 200 fields of study in 50 accredited programs awarding bachelor's through doctoral degrees. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Health and Human Sciences, and Law, and the School of Policy Studies. It is the second largest public institution in Georgia and the state's most diverse university. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, with residence halls and loft apartments nearby, its 57-acre campus is served by public transportation.

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students25,160
   Women14,844 (59.0%)
   Men10,316 (41.0%)
Graduate Students6,920


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate58% of 13,568 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.40
SAT Math523 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading524 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite22 average
20-25 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,042
Out-of-state: $43,252
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,686
Out-of-state: $28,896
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Freshman Award$12,444
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 15% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 19% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes


Atlanta Population443,775
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAtlanta
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 57% of freshmen, 18% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities4.1% of women participate
Fraternities 4% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.6% Asian
42.8% Black/African-American
9.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.8% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students1.8% from 118 countries
First-Year Students Returning81.3%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
College Chances

Will You Get In? Find Out.

Estimate your chances at Georgia State University and see how to improve your odds.

College Admissions Tracker

See who got in, who didn't & who's applying now. See the qualifications and admissions decisions of real students who applied to Georgia State University.

CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.30 3.41 557 582 23
Low 1.80 1.80 400 460 16
High 4.00 4.30 770 710 34
YOU ? ? ? ? ?
College Net Price Calculator

What will it REALLY cost you to attend Georgia State University ? Get personalized results based on your financial situation.


Georgia State offers students free "Lunch 'n Learn" talks to help them deal with stress and other health problems while they eat.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2016, copyright © 2016 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
copyright © 2016 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.