Georgia State University-Perimeter College
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 18,727
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Georgia State University-Perimeter College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,241 applications and 5,418 students were granted admission. Georgia State University-Perimeter College is at the #22 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

Georgia State University-Perimeter College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,256 and in-state students paid $2,181.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 72% of Georgia State University-Perimeter College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,525 (which is 3.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia State University-Perimeter College in 2016-2017, was 456, which is 27% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,795 (which is 5.2% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Georgia State University-Perimeter College has enrolled a total of 18,727 students (6,743 students full-time and 11,984 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 18,727 students, 1,265 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 3,054 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 43%

White: 26%

Hispanic: 10%

Asian: 9%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Two or more races: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Georgia State University-Perimeter College.

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 57% 358
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 6% 36
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 34 0
Library Science 1% 5 1

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

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-Perimeter College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Georgia State University-Perimeter College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $15,300. Last year, out of the total 224 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 175 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 55 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 55 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $15,300 $17,300
Employment Rate 78% 100%
Total Graduates 224 55

Campus Location

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