Georgia State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Georgia State University is a large four-year, public school with 32,090 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1913 and is one of the 39 schools located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
99
At Georgia State University you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Georgia State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 99 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
The rate of student retention at Georgia State University is high at 83% (well above Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Georgia State University is below average - 50%. Around 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Georgia State University is reasonably decent: 21:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,800
Average tuition charges are high, $20,600 a year. The additional fees at Georgia State University (not included in tuition costs) are around $2,200; which comes to a total of $22,800 per year.

Read the details about Georgia State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
As reported in recent government data, 12,868 applications were submitted and 6,567 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Georgia State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,000
Georgia State University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Georgia State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Georgia State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 4,200 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high, around $8,000 per year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Georgia State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Georgia State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Georgia State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Georgia State University, 33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083, USA
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