Application Status/Residency FAQ

Application Term Information

Your application status is dependent upon the review of your application and all necessary supporting documentation once they are received in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. There are several application statuses commonly used to reflect an application during any stage of the admissions process. Below are definitions of some commonly used application statuses:

  • Incomplete-Items Outstanding: Application status that reflects that all necessary supporting documentation has not yet been received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to proceed with an appropriate final admissions decision for the applicant’s file.
  • Complete: Application status that reflects all necessary supporting documentation has been received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to proceed with an appropriate final admissions decision for the applicant’s file.
  • Complete Under Review: Application status that, after review of the freshman application and all necessary supporting documentation, reflects that the freshman applicant’s file is awaiting a final decision under either the Fall Early Action or Regular Decision plan.
  • Accept: Application status that, after review of the application and all final necessary supporting documentation, reflects the applicant has met all admissions requirements and has been accepted to the university.
  • Withdrawn-Incomplete: Application status that reflects that all necessary supporting documentation had not been received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to proceed with a timely, appropriate final admissions decision for the applicant’s file. The applicant can choose to update his or her admissions file for review for a later term by submitting updated credentials by the appropriate application deadlines.
  • Withdrawn: Application status that generally reflects the applicant’s decision to not have his or her application be reviewed for a given term. The applicant can choose to update his or her admissions file for review for a later term by submitting updated credentials by the appropriate application deadlines.
  • Deny: Application status that, after review of the application and all final necessary supporting documentation, reflects the applicant has not met all admissions requirements and has not been accepted to the university. The applicant can choose to update his or her admissions file for review for a later term by submitting updated credentials by the appropriate application deadlines.
  • Accept-Intent form received: Application status that, after review of applicant’s Intent to Enroll form, reflects the applicant’s intention on enrolling at Georgia State.
To access information on your student type, please visit the Office of Admissions webpage at http://admissions.gsu.edu/.

Residency Information

Generally, the Office of Admissions does not make an initial residency determination on an applicant’s admissions file until the applicant has met all admissions requirements and has been accepted to the university.
If your residency status displays “Resident”, it means that you have been classified as a Georgia resident for tuition-payment purposes.
If your residency status displays “Green Card Needed”, it means that in order to be considered for Georgia residence classification for tuition-payment purposes and have the ability to register for classes, it is required that you submit a valid, legible copy of your permanent resident alien card to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as soon as possible.
If your residency status displays “Non-Resident”, it means that that you have been classified a non-resident for tuition-payment purposes. If you believe this classification has been made in error, or need more information on Georgia Tuition Classification, please visit http://sfs.gsu.edu/tuition-fees/tuition-classification/.
If your residency status displays “Residency in Question”, it means that, upon review of your application, questions have arisen regarding your residency status for tuition-payment purposes. If you believe this determination has been made in error, please contact the Office of Admissions via phone at (404) 413-2500, email at admissions@gsu.edu or in-person at Sparks Hall, Suite 200, 33 Gilmer Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 as soon as possible. Please note that, in some cases, it may be necessary for an applicant to file a petition for Georgia Tuition Classification or apply for a residency waiver form. For more information on the petition for Georgia Tuition Classification or to access any of the available waiver forms, please visit http://sfs.gsu.edu/tuition-fees/tuition-classification/.
Generally, the Office of Admissions does not make an initial residency determination on an applicant’s admissions file until the applicant has met all admissions requirements and has been accepted to the university. However, for applicants applying under the Early Action and Regular Decision plans, we encourage you to regularly monitor your admissions status.

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