Georgia State University: Narrative Description
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY E-4
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
Web Site: http://www.gsu.edu/
State-supported, university, coed. Part of University System of Georgia. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's and first professional certificates. Founded 1913. Setting: 44-acre urban campus. Endowment: $61.5 million. Research spending 2003-04: $60.5 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5966 per student. Total enrollment: 27,267. Faculty: 1,428 (1,027 full-time, 401 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 8,481 applied, 56% were admitted. 3 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 13,676 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 6,218 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 52 states and territories, 142 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 32% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 28% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 83% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; computer/information sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval (c), Air Force (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.8 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay. Required for some: interview, SAT Subject Tests. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $50. State resident tuition: $3638 full-time, $152 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,552 full-time, $607 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $826 full-time, $413 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and program. College room and board: $7368. College room only: $5380. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 180 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 3% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Spotlight Programs Board, Sports Club Council, Student Government Association, Cinefest Movie Theatre, WRAS (radio station). Major annual events: Hurt Day in the Park, International Student Festival, homecoming. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,435 college housing spaces available; 2,321 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. Pullen Library plus 1 other with 2.2 million books, 80,051 microform titles, 7,989 serials, 22,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $9.2 million. 775 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See Clark Atlanta University.
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