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About Georgia State University
  • Year of Foundation 1913
  • Size of Campus 33 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 18,960
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 7%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 18,478
Welcome to Georgia State University. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia State is one of the country's leading urban research universities. I believe the formula for an outstanding university is great students, great faculty and staff and great facilities. You'll find it all here at Georgia State. Our student body is the best qualified and most diverse in our history. More than 40,000 students are seeking degrees at Georgia State, and more than 28,000 of them are on campus each semester. Students come to our campus from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation and 160 countries. Georgia State continues to attract and retain outstanding faculty and administrative personnel who are well respected in their fields. We offer a challenging intellectual environment with 52 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 250 fields of study. Opportunities for involvement in innovative research projects and life enhancing community service abound on our campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 10
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus ACE Awards Ceremony, Annual MAX Awards for innovations in Marketing, Annual Sparks Awards for Outstanding Faculty, Staff and Students, Arts & Science Lecture Series, Cinefest (movie theatre), Culture on the Plaza, Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony, Home
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman), Alpha Psi Omega/Gamma Nu Cast (Performing Arts), Alpha Upsilon Alpha (Education), Beta Alpha Psi Beta Mu Chapter, Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society, Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography), Honors Students Organization
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) 66 The formerly known as NEX College Ministry, Baptist Student Union, Buddhist Peace Fellowship fo GSU, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Students Association, Chabad of GSU, Christian Legal Society, Christian Students, C
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Amnesty International Club @GSU, Applied Linguistics Graduate Student Assoc. , Asian American Law Students Assoc. , Assoc. of International Students in Education, Bangladesh America Student Ass
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta, GA (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta, GA (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Atlanta, GA (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 30%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 10%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 70%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (82%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (1%), special housing for disabled students (3%), special housing for international students (8%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,420,068
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 615
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,800
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 22,551
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 395
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 7,788
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Alpharetta Center Library.
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 1,695,822
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 31,899
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 338
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 7%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis