Georgia State Admissions

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Georgia State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.gsu.edu
Online Applicationadmissions.gsu.edu/how-do-i-apply/common-application/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 76.15% and yield is 39.87%. 6,248 men and 10,433 women applied to Georgia State and 4,753 men and 7,949 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,144 men and 2,920 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants16,6816,24810,433
Admitted12,7024,7537,949
Enrolled5,0642,1442,920
Acceptance Ratio 76.15%76.07%76.19%
Yield 39.87%45.11%36.73%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 4,125 students (81% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,994 students (39%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 78 (75th percentile) and 78 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540630
SAT Math520620
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1926
ACT English2026
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Georgia State University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Georgia State requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes Georgia State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Georgia State online application page .
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Georgia State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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