Educators’ Guide

We appreciate the important work you do to encourage, prepare and support your students as they journey through the college admissions process.

We hope to provide you and your students with the most current admissions requirements and information available for a smooth admissions process. We look forward to working with you throughout the academic year as you assist students with their college plans.

To invite Georgia State to visit your college fair or high school, please email [email protected].

Georgia State University Quick Facts

Tuition & Fees as of Fall 2017

In-state Tuition $4,365
Out-of-State Tuition $13,652
Student Fees $1,064
Estimated Books & Supplies $600

Based on 15 credit hours per semester for the Atlanta Campus

Eleven Schools & Colleges

Offering 250+ Degree Options in 100 Fields of Study
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions
College of Arts and Sciences
College of the Arts
College of Education and Human Development
College of Law (graduate programs only)
Honors College
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
School of Public Health
Institute for Biomedical Sciences (graduate programs only)
Perimeter College (associate programs only)

Student Demographics as of Fall 2017

Georgia State attracts a diverse student body, with students from all 159 counties in Georgia, all 50 states and 160 countries.

White (Non-Hispanic) 16,479
Black (Non-Hispanic) 22,199
Hispanic 5,510
Asian 7,282
American Indian 157
Multiracial 3,169
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 77
Not reported 2,270

Combined demographics for the Atlanta Campus and Perimeter College

Most Popular Majors

Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Interdisciplinary Studies
Political Science

Freshmen Applicants and Admits

Atlanta Campus

Number of Freshman Applicants
Fall 2017: 18,982
Fall 2016: 17,479
Fall 2015: 13,597
Fall 2014: 12,538

Number of Freshman Admits
Fall 2017: 9,901
Fall 2016: 9,216
Fall 2015: 7,851
Fall 2014: 7,144

Acceptance Rate for Freshmen
Fall 2017: 52%
Fall 2016: 53%
Fall 2015: 57%
Fall 2014: 57%

Perimeter College

Number of Freshman Applicants
Fall 2017: 9,422
Fall 2016: 7,487

Number of Freshman Admits
Fall 2017: 5,085
Fall 2016: 4,401

Acceptance Rate for Freshmen
Fall 2017: 54%
Fall 2016: 59%