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Colleges / Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate69%
Acceptance Rate69%

About Georgia State

Georgia State University is a public, state college in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia State was founded in 1913. The college currently enrolls around 36,979 students a year, including 28,990 undergraduates.

Georgia State Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Georgia State. In 2022, Georgia State accepted 69% of applicants. In 2022, 18,734 out of 27,029 total applicants were accepted.

Georgia State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 22%

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Georgia State University is located in Atlanta.

If you want to see Georgia State for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75/85 and Interstate 20 to Atlanta, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Georgia State University and Atlanta are like without leaving home.

College Info

33 Gilmer Street Atlanta, GA 30302-3083

Campus Setting: Urban

Georgia State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia State is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia State is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Georgia State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1210


Math SAT Range

490 - 630


Reading SAT Range

485 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1210 and Above


990 to 1210


990 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Georgia State students is 1099. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Georgia State, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Georgia State.

Georgia State Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Georgia State is like? There are approximately 36,979 students enrolled at Georgia State, including 28,990 undergraduate students and 7,989 graduate students. 76% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from GA and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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