Georgia State University Graduate Schools

Georgia State University (referred to as Georgia State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Georgia State University is $9,292 for Georgia residents and $24,790 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,085 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 34,316 including undergraduate students.

Georgia State University Graduate School Overview

Georgia State University (referred to as Georgia State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1952 - Current).
Georgia State Directory Information
School NameGeorgia State University (Georgia State)
Address33 gilmer st, Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
Phone404-413-2000
Webhttps://www.gsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.gsu.edu/how-do-i-apply/common-application
Financial Infohttps://sfs.gsu.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Georgia State University is $9,292 for Georgia residents and $24,790 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,085 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 34,316 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 160 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Georgia State Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$24,790
$9,292 for Georgia Residents
Student Population7,085
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs160 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Georgia State University is $9,292 for Georgia residents and $24,790 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $398 for Georgia residents and $1,259 for out-of-state students.
Georgia State 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$9,292
Out-of-State$24,790
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$398
Out-of-State$1,259
Georgia State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Georgia State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia State University is $9,292 for Georgia residents and $24,790 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,020$2,128$22,518$2,128
2018-2019$7,020$2,128$22,518$2,128
2019-2020$7,164$2,128$22,662$2,128
2020-2021$7,164$2,128$22,662$2,128
2021-2022$7,164$2,128$22,662$2,128
The graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia State is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $19,068 (public) / $15,843 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Georgia State University$9,292$24,790
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Georgia Graduate Schools$7,366$17,028
Public$7,366$19,068
Private$15,843
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $21,016 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Georgia State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,856. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -6.15% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$14,392$910$12,260$2,090
2018-2019$14,392$910$12,260$2,090
2019-2020$14,958$3,481$11,240$4,896
2020-2021$15,592$3,424$13,088$4,872
2021-2022$15,944$3,604$11,784$5,072
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $398 for Georgia residents and $1,259 for other students at Georgia State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$390$1,251
2018-2019$390$1,251
2019-2020$398$1,259
2020-2021$398$1,259
2021-2022$398$1,259

Graduate Programs at Georgia State

Georgia State University offers 162 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,728 students have completed their study at Georgia State University.
Offered Degrees at Georgia State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8972,100
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship380259
Doctor's degree - other30226
Post Bachelor's Degree270109
Post Master's Degree5034
Total16272,728
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Georgia State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations (other) program with 26 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer and Information Sciences program with 165 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 178 completers.
Georgia State University offers 162 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,728 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,100 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 226 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 109 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 34 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 15 completers-
African-American/Black Studies11-
Women's Studies0-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 32 completers$33,600
Speech Communication and Rhetoric32$33,600
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 248 completers$81,600
Computer and Information Sciences165$81,600
Computer Science61-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance22-
Education [+] (12 completers) 302 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration9$58,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)1-
Educational/Instructional Technology5-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education3-
Special Education and Teaching31$46,300
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities9-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments23-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services46$41,400
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching11-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching18-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Art Teacher Education15-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education9-
Mathematics Teacher Education23-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching32-
Reading Teacher Education12-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education23-
Social Studies Teacher Education15-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor13-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Operations Research0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 15 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature6-
Spanish Language and Literature9-
Legal Studies [+] 22 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies22-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers0-
English Language And Literature [+] 21 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
Creative Writing4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 84 completers$47,900
Biology/Biological Sciences74$47,900
Neuroscience10-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 51 completers-
Mathematics33-
Financial Mathematics18-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 22 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology9-
Accounting and Computer Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)13$36,000
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 45 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management45-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 34 completers-
Philosophy22-
Religion/Religious Studies12-
Physical Sciences [+] 67 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry39-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)16-
Physics12-
Psychology [+] 40 completers-
Psychology13-
School Psychology13-
Educational Psychology3-
Applied Behavior Analysis11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 11 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies11-
Human Services [+] 102 completers-
0-
Public Administration42$44,300
Social Work60$37,600
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 81 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology18$29,600
Economics23-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government16-
Sociology6-
Urban Studies/Affairs18-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 50 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Drawing15-
Music Performance31-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 332 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management44$79,900
Public Health135$48,200
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor29-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse69$86,000
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)55$47,900
Business [+] 505 completers$86,600
Business/Commerce152$86,600
Business Administration and Management10-
Accounting112$60,700
Business/Managerial Economics4-
Finance18$64,500
Financial Planning and Services0-
Hospitality Administration/Management24-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce19$56,400
Actuarial Science40-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)40-
Marketing/Marketing Management29$50,700
Real Estate14-
Taxation43$62,100
Insurance0-
History [+] 16 completers-
History16-
Total2,100
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Computer Science11-
Education [+] 65 completers-
Education9-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching4-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)15-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor7-
English Language And Literature [+] 22 completers-
English Language and Literature22-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences17-
Neuroscience3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)12-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 6 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy2-
Chemistry13-
Physics6-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Psychology19-
School Psychology2-
Educational Psychology2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis10-
Social Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics17-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health5-
Nursing Science7-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)2-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management1-
Accounting0-
Finance1-
Marketing/Marketing Management4-
Real Estate0-
Insurance0-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total259
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist36-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)12-
Total226
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
Latin American Studies0-
Women's Studies1-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Education [+] 24 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Educational Evaluation and Research2-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods11-
International and Comparative Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Language Interpretation and Translation1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Adult Development and Aging10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Youth Services/Administration0-
Social Work (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography5-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Social Sciences (other)2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music (other)4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health6-
Medical Informatics3-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing6-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing5-
Business [+] 36 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management10-
Real Estate0-
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations (other)26-
Total109
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 25 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration21-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology9-
Total34

Graduate Student Population at Georgia State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 7,573 students enrolled into Georgia State University graduate schools where it has total 34,316 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,471 full-time and 2,102 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,801 male and 4,772 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,5732,8014,772
Full-time5,4712,0793,392
Part-tme2,1027221,380
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,939 White (38.81%), 2,066 Black/African American (27.28%), 493 Hispanic (6.51%), 553 Asian (7.30%), and 1,522 students with other races. 1,141 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,5732,8014,772
American Indian/Native American633
Asian553213340
Black/African American2,0665941,472
Hispanic493167326
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White2,9391,1571,782
Two More27483191
Un-Known985345
Non-resident Alien1,141531610
Georgia State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,261 graduate students (29.86% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 3,126 graduate students (41.28% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total7,573
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,261
Enrolled Some Online Courses3,126
Not in Online Courses2,186

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