Georgia State University
#519 Overall Influence#975 Desirability Rank

Georgia State University

Public research university in Atlanta, GA, USA

Georgia State University is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1913, it is one of the University System of Georgia’s four research universities. It is also the largest institution of higher education by enrollment based in Georgia and is in the top 10 in the nation in number of students with a diverse majority-minority student population of around 53,000 students, including approximately 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus downtown .

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

16,348

Acceptance

71%

Graduation Rate

53%

Median SAT Score

1155

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,984

Fees (in-state)

$2,128

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,200

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

32K

Under-Grads

24K

Graduates

9K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

33 gilmer st, Atlanta GA 30303-3083

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

8 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

52 per 100k

Violent Crime

11 per 100k

What is Georgia State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#128 World Rank #95 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#177 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Business
#294 World Rank #131 USA Rank
Computer Science
#247 World Rank #153 USA Rank
Social Work
#251 World Rank #167 USA Rank
Nursing
#251 World Rank #178 USA Rank
Communications
#492 World Rank #186 USA Rank
Engineering
#388 World Rank #199 USA Rank
Psychology
#382 World Rank #200 USA Rank
Political Science
#483 World Rank #204 USA Rank
Sociology
#416 World Rank #205 USA Rank
Education
#586 World Rank #214 USA Rank
Chemistry
#530 World Rank #227 USA Rank
Anthropology
#607 World Rank #229 USA Rank
Economics
#579 World Rank #248 USA Rank
Biology
#514 World Rank #254 USA Rank
Law
#883 World Rank #263 USA Rank
Physics
#530 World Rank #295 USA Rank
History
#598 World Rank #302 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#856 World Rank #358 USA Rank
Medical
#1192 World Rank #459 USA Rank
Literature

Influential People

Who are Georgia State University's Most influential alumni?

Georgia State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Business, and Social Work. Georgia State University’s most academically influential people include Henry Jenkins, Julia Roberts, and Ludacris.

Henry Jenkins
Henry Jenkins

American media scholar

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Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts

American actress and producer

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Ludacris
Ludacris

American-Gabonese rapper and actor

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Lita
Lita

American professional wrestler and singer

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Foley Beach

Anglican bishop

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David Liss
David Liss

American novelist

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Mike Malloy
Mike Malloy

American radio broadcaster

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Sandra Mackey

Academic

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Phil Agcaoili

American computer security expert

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Ken Lewis
Ken Lewis

American businessman

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Hank Huckaby

Member Georgia House of Representatives

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Jody Powell
Jody Powell

White House press secretary to President Jimmy Carter

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