Graduate Programs Overview

Georgia State University is a four-years, public school located in Atlanta, Georgia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,292 for Georgia residents and $24,790 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred eighty-five graduate programs: 91 Master's, 59 Doctorate, 29 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,003 students have been conferred Master's degree and 579 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGeorgia State University
Typefour-years, public
Address33 gilmer st, Atlanta, GA
Graduate School Students7,573 students
2,261 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,292
Student to Faculty27:1 (3.70%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 185 Graduate Programs
91 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 35 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Georgia State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Georgia residents, the tuition & fees are $9,292 and $24,790 for non-Georgia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $398 for Georgia residents and $1,259 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$398$1,259
Books & Supplies$2,000
Room & Board$15,944 (On-Campus) / $11,784 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,604 (On-Campus) / $5,072 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,840$46,338
Off-Campus Total$28,148$43,646
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Georgia State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 185 major areas - 90 Master's , 43 Doctorate , 28 Post-Bachelor', 5 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 36,360 students enrolled in Georgia State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 7,573 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,801 male and 4,772 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,471 full-time and 2,102 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,261 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 3,126 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,801
Women Students4,772
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students5,471
Part-time Students2,102
By race/ethnicity 2,939 White, 2,066 Black, and 553 Asian students are attending at Georgia State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races274
75 students are younger than 22 and 1,237 students are older than 65. The school has 4,236 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,025 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under75
40 & Over1,237
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Georgia State University, 2,261 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3,126 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment7,573
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,261
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses3,126
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,186
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,261
Georgia Resident2,129
Other State In U.S.107
Outside of U.S.25

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