|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||20:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,274 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Georgia State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 16,348 applications and 9,619 students were granted admission. Georgia State University is at the #57 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||960 to 1180|
|ACT||20 to 26|
Georgia State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $21,414 and in-state students paid $6,846.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Georgia State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,757 (which is 7.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia State University in 2016-2017, was 1,912, which is 53% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,360 (which is 1.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Georgia State University has enrolled a total of 32,237 students (24,458 students full-time and 7,779 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 32,237 students, 1,916 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 25,228 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 7,009 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 54 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 37%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Georgia State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||1,488|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||9%||1,217|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||7%||1,020|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||5%||694|
|Legal Professions And Studies||5%||638|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||312|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Georgia State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Georgia State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,700. Last year, out of the total 6,125 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,513 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,296 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,540 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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