Georgia State University

Acceptance Rate 76 %
SAT Average 1,155
Tuition & Fees $24,517
Student Population 34,316
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,823

Academic Overview

Georgia State University Campus, Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $9,286 for Georgia residents and $24,517 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 34,316 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 76% and the graduation rate is 55% last year.
The salary after graduation from Georgia State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Georgia State University are $9,286 for Georgia residents and $24,517 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,292 for in-state students and $24,790 for out-of-state students.
Georgia State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Georgia State. The acceptance rate of Georgia State is 76% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 40%. The average graduation rate is 55% and the transfer-out rate is 25%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,823 and 76% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 34,316 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Georgia State University is 76 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Georgia State University is 55 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Georgia State University is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Georgia State University is 84 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Georgia State University is 34,316
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Georgia State University is 23 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
23 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,823 at Georgia State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Georgia State offers 235 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate170
Bachelor's Degree560
Post Bachelor's Degree270
Master's Degree897
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship380
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

Georgia State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,414)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,868)

Veterans Benefits

Georgia State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges