Fact Sheet

Georgia State University is one of the Southeast’s major public research institutions. It is among the top 100 public universities for doctoral degrees awarded. More than 250 degree programs with 100 fields of study are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Students may enroll in day or evening classes and in part-time or full-time study.


Location Atlanta, Georgia
Founded 1913
Status Public
Libraries University and Law combined holdings (volumes and micro text): About 4.4 million
Degrees 100 fields of study with 250 degree programs offered through eight colleges
Enrollment About 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges through 2018
Graduation Total degrees conferred since founding – about 200,000
Economic Impact More than $1.5 billion annually


Schools and Colleges:

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Education
College of Law
Honors College
School of Public Health
J. Mack Robinson College of Business


Tuition and Fees

(full course load per semester for 2014-15)


Undergraduate $5,120
Graduate $5,407
Graduate Nursing $5,479
Graduate Business $6,619
Law $8,188


Undergraduate $14,225
Graduate $15,734
Graduate Nursing $15,806
Graduate Business $16,052
Law $17,987

Mandatory Fees

All Students $1,064
Law $1,121



Total Full Time about 1,100
Tenured or Tenure Track about 67 percent



NCAA Division I 19 Teams
Nickname Panthers
Mascot Name Pounce
Colors Blue and White
Conference Sun Belt Conference

If you have questions, contact Andrea Jones at 404-413-1351