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Georgia College and State University, founded in 1889, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Health Sciences. Its 666-acre campus is located in Milledgeville, 30 miles northeast of Macon.

Website: www.gcsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,958
Undergraduate
Students
(62.9%) 3,750 Women
(37.1%) 2,208 Men
1,031
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 4,329 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
608 average
570-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,536
Out-of-state: $47,250
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,346
Out-of-state: $28,060
Room and Board
$12,964
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$11,224
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,402
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
331
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Milledgeville Population
19,401
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bobcats
Sororities
40% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
5.1% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.3% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
0.5% from 27 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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