georgia state university




Georgia State University (also known as GSU, or just "Georgia State") is one of the most frequently searched universities in America, according to a recent internet keyword search of American colleges. 

Georgia State, established in 1913, is a public research university that currently maintains an enrollment of nearly 52,000 undergraduate and post graduate students. 

GSU is the largest college in the state of Georgia, and among the 10 largest in the nation. The school's two libraries hold more than 4.3 million volumes combined. 

Notable GSU graduates include actors, athletes, scientists, CEOs, celebrities, and many more. 

Georgia State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission


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Georgia State is part of the University System Of Georgia, along with the following 25 other institutions of higher learning:

  1. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
  2. Albany State University (Darton College of Health Professions)
  3. Atlanta Metropolitan State College
  4. Augusta University
  5. Clayton State University
  6. College of Coastal Georgia
  7. Columbus State University 
  8. Dalton State College
  9. East Georgia State College
  10. Fort Valley State University 
  11. Georgia College
  12. Georgia Gwinnett College
  13. Georgia Highlands College
  14. Georgia Institute of Technology 
  15. Georgia Southern University
  16. Georgia Southwestern State University
  17. Gordon State College
  18. Kennesaw State University 
  19. Middle Georgia State University
  20. Savannah State University 
  21. South Georgia State College
  22. University of Georgia 
  23. University of North Georgia
  24. University of West Georgia 
  25. Valdosta State University 




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Georgia State University is organized into the following 11 colleges and schools:

  1. College of Arts and Sciences
  2. College of the Arts
  3. College of Business
  4. College of Education and Human Development 
  5. College of Law
  6. College of Nursing and Health Professions 
  7. Honors College
  8. Institute for Biomedical Sciences 
  9. Perimeter College
  10. School of Policy Studies
  11. School of Public Health





Shown above: The GSU science center

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georgia state university Q&A


Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about Georgia State.  




1. Where is Georgia State University?

The main GSU campus is located in downtown Atlanta, at the following physical mailing address:


Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

30302


The Perimeter College of GSU has campuses in Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, and Newton County. All are suburbs of Atlanta. 



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2. What undergraduate programs are offered at Georgia State University?

GSU offers a broad range of Bachelor degree, Masters degree, Doctoral degree, and professional degree programs in various fields of study.

Here is an alphabetical list of popular academic majors for undergraduate students at GSU: 

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science 
  • African American Studies
  • American Sign Language (ASL) 
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics 
  • Art Education 
  • Art History 
  • Art
  • Arts Administration 
  • Asian Studies 
  • Biology
  • Birth Thru 5 Education 
  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics 
  • Career and Technical Specializations Education 
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Health Informatics
  • Computer Information Systems 
  • Computer Science  
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Dental Hygiene 
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Economics
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Film and Media
  • Finance
  • French 
  • Game Design
  • General Studies 
  • Geology 
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Gerontology 
  • Global Studies
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health Information Administration  
  • Health Science Professions
  • Healthcare Science Technology Education 
  • History
  • Hospitality Administration 
  • Human Learning and Development 
  • International Studies 
  • Italian Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology 
  • Law 
  • Law and Society
  • Managerial Science 
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics 
  • Media Entrepreneurship 
  • Medical Technology
  • Middle East Studies 
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Middle Level Education 
  • Music (Composition; Performance; Technology; Management; Education)
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing 
  • Nutrition Science 
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health 
  • Public Policy
  • Radiologic Technology 
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Studies
  • Respiratory Therapy 
  • Risk Management and Insurance 
  • Secondary Education 
  • Sign Language Interpreting 
  • Social Entrepreneurship 
  • Social Work 
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education 
  • Speech Communication 
  • Sports Administration
  • Sports Management 
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre 
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • World Languages




Above: Student housing at GSU.

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3. What graduate programs are offered at Georgia State University?

Here is an alphabetical list of graduate degree programs offered at GSU: 

  • Accountancy
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science 
  • African American Studies
  • Analytics 
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis 
  • Applied Linguistics 
  • Applied Philosophy 
  • Art Education 
  • Art History 
  • Astronomy 
  • Biology 
  • Biomedical Enterprise 
  • Business 
  • Business Analysis 
  • Business Economics 
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Rehab Counseling 
  • Communication 
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders 
  • Computer Information Systems 
  • Computer Science  
  • Counseling Psychology 
  • Counselor Education
  • Creative and Innovative Education 
  • Creative Writing 
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Curriculum and Instruction Education 
  • Early Childhood and Elementary Education 
  • Economics 
  • Educational Leadership 
  • Educational Policy Studies 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Educational Research 
  • Elementary Education
  • English 
  • English Education
  • English To Speakers Of Other Languages
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Exercise Science
  • Finance
  • French 
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontology 
  • Health Administration  
  • Health and Physical Education 
  • Health Informatics 
  • Heritage Preservation 
  • History
  • Hospitality Administration 
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Information Systems
  • Instructional Design and Technology 
  • International Studies 
  • Kinesiology
  • Latin American Studies 
  • Law 
  • Literacy Education 
  • Managerial Sciences 
  • Marketing 
  • Mathematics
  • Math Education
  • Mental Health Counseling 
  • Middle Level Education  
  • Music (Composition; Conducting; Orchestral Performance; Technology; Management; Education)
  • Neuroscience
  • Non Profit Management 
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition 
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Online Learning Design and Development
  • Operations Management 
  • Organization Management 
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Political Science 
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health 
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Language and Literacy Education   
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Studies
  • Risk Management and Insurance 
  • School Counseling 
  • School Psychology 
  • Science Education
  • Social Foundations of Education 
  • Social Studies Education 
  • Social Work 
  • Sociology 
  • Spanish
  • Special Education 
  • Sports Administration 
  • Studio Arts
  • Urban Studies 
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 



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Above: An aerial view of the main campus of Georgia State.

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4. What programs are offered at Georgia State University Law School?

Georgia State offers JD Law degrees and LLM law degrees, for U.S. and foreign-born lawyers.

To give some idea of the areas of study involved, here is a list of the legal centers at GSU College of Law: 

  1. Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation
  2. The Center for Access to Justice
  3. The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth
  4. The Center for Intellectual Property
  5. The Center for Law, Health and Society
  6. The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 
  7. The National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism




Above: The GSU School Of Law

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Above: A class at the GSU School Of Law

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5. How much does it cost to attend Georgia State University?

According to the GSU website, the current estimated cost of attendance for undergraduate enrollment at GSU is:


Georgia Resident Enrollment 

  • $4,560 per year (12 credits) for full time students, or
  • $600 for the first credit and $1,800 for 4 credits for part time students*

Out of State (non resident) Enrollment

  • $12,000 per year (12 credits) for full time students, or
  • $1,222 for the first credit and $4,300 for 4 credits for part time students*

* The per credit cost is reduced as the number of credits taken per semester increases. 


The estimated cost of tuition and mandatory fees for the Georgia State College Of Law is as follows:

Georgia Resident Enrollment 

  • $14,800 per year for full time students, or
  • $617 per credit hour for part time students

Out of State (non resident) Enrollment

  • $34,400 per year for full time students, or
  • $1,434 per credit hour for part time students


The above rates are approximations, and include only tuition and mandatory fees. 

Additional fees may also apply. These may include application fees, registration fees, lab fees, materials fees, technology fees, and parking fees, among others. 

Other expenses will include food, housing costs, books & supplies, and transportation. Be sure to factor in these expenses when estimating the affordability of Georgia State. 

Financial aid is available to many GSU applicants who complete and submit the FAFSA form as early as possible. Financial aid can consist of grants, loans, scholarships, work-study programs, or any combination of these. 




Above: The Panthers play football at GSU

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6. What is the Georgia State University campus like?

The main campus occupies more than 500 acres in the very heart of downtown Atlanta.

Students enjoy easy access to countless restaurants, cultural attractions, personal services, and other conveniences. 

As for getting around, a car is not needed. The city of Atlanta has a rapid transit rail system called MARTA, and also the Georgia State Transit system, in addition to quite a few other public transportation options.  

Student housing is available, both on and off campus. 

GSU campus landmarks include Sparks Hall, Patton Hall, and historic Decatur Street, which is one of Atlanta's 7 original streets.  

VERY nearby points of interest include the state capitol building, city hall, and Skyview Atlanta, among many others. 


The school colors are red, white, and blue. The student varsity athletes at GSU are known as the Panthers. They play for the Sunbelt Conference of Division I of the NCAA. 

Intercollegiate sports for men and women at GSU include

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Cross Country 
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) 
  • Volleyball


Intramural sports include most of the ones listed above, as well as cheerleading, cycling, dance, lacrosse, and others. 

In addition to sports, the campus is home to more than 300 student-run organizations. These include academic clubs, arts clubs, cultural clubs, community service clubs, drama clubs, language clubs, music groups, science clubs, and many more. 




Above: A spontaneous cheerleading squad at GSU

image: gsu.edu





7. What are the distance learning options at Georgia State University?

GSU offers a broad range of distance learning opportunities, in both hybrid and fully online formats. 

Here is a current list of some of the subjects offered fully online at GSU:

  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Child Welfare
  • Communication 
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education 
  • Ethnic Studies 
  • Finance
  • Gerontology 
  • Global Studies 
  • Health Administration 
  • Health Sciences 
  • History 
  • Journalism
  • Math
  • Media Studies 
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Political Science 
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate 
  • Social Work 



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8. What is the contact information for Georgia State University?

You can reach an operator at the Atlanta campus of Georgia State by calling 404-413-2000.

To reach the financial aid office of Georgia State, call 404-413-2600. 

To speak with someone in the undergraduate admissions office at GSU, call 404-413-2500. 

To contact the GSU College of Law, call 404-413-9200. 




Above: Downtown Atlanta

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