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Colleges / Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%

About Georgia State

Georgia State University is a public university in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia State was founded in 1913. The university enrolls around 36,523 students per year, including 28,927 undergrad students.

Georgia State Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Georgia State. Georgia State admitted 61% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 28,127 students applied to Georgia State and 17,041 were admitted.

Georgia State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 59%

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Georgia State University is located Atlanta.

If you are interested in seeing Georgia State for yourself, be sure to 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.

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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

960 - 1170


Math SAT Range

480 - 590


Reading SAT Range

460 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


960 to 1170


960 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Georgia State students is 1067. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Georgia State, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Georgia State.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Georgia State is like? There are approximately 36,523 students enrolled at Georgia State, including 28,927 undergraduate students and 7,596 graduate students. 75% 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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