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 7,573 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 36,360 including undergraduate students.

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/bachelors-degree/apply
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 7,573 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 36,360 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 229 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$24,790
$9,292 for Georgia Residents
Student Population7,573
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs229 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio27 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 the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $398 for Georgia residents and $1,259 for out-of-state students.
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
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 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the 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: July 22, 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 $19,204 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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,525$17,067
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 Expenses
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
The law school tuition at Georgia State University is $13,954 for Georgia residents and $28,660 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Georgia State University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Georgia State University
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$11,826$2,128$26,532$2,128

Graduate Programs at Georgia State

Georgia State University offers 166 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, 2,625 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 Degree9002,003
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship400234
Doctor's degree - other30248
Post Bachelor's Degree280127
Post Master's Degree5013
Total16602,625
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 35 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 200 completers.
Georgia State University offers 166 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 2,625 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,003 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 248 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 127 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 13 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 [+] 13 completers-
African-American/Black Studies7-
Women's Studies0-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 36 completers$33,600
Speech Communication and Rhetoric36$33,600
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 173 completers$81,600
Computer and Information Sciences102$81,600
Computer Science65-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance6-
Education [+] 416 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration15$58,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Educational/Instructional Technology38-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods8-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education4-
Special Education and Teaching49$46,300
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments25-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services46$41,400
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching26-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching33-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Art Teacher Education27-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education13-
Mathematics Teacher Education24-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching31-
Reading Teacher Education28-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education12-
Social Studies Teacher Education23-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor14-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Operations Research0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 18 completers-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature12-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Legal Studies [+] 15 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies15-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers0-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Creative Writing1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 78 completers$47,900
Biology/Biological Sciences62$47,900
Neuroscience16-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 68 completers-
Mathematics28-
Financial Mathematics40-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 25 completers-
Gerontology11-
Accounting and Computer Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)14$36,000
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 39 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management39-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 30 completers-
Philosophy23-
Religion/Religious Studies7-
Physical Sciences [+] 40 completers-
Chemistry18-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)16-
Physics6-
Psychology [+] 41 completers-
Psychology17-
School Psychology8-
Educational Psychology7-
Applied Behavior Analysis9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 10 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies10-
Human Services [+] 106 completers-
Public Administration43$44,300
Social Work63$37,600
Social Sciences [+] 104 completers-
Anthropology15$29,600
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics38-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government15-
Sociology5-
Urban Studies/Affairs31-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 45 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Drawing10-
Music Performance32-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 284 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management34$79,900
Public Health110$48,200
Occupational Therapy/Therapist32-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor17-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse46$86,000
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)45$47,900
Business [+] 430 completers$86,600
Business/Commerce153$86,600
Business Administration and Management9-
Accounting90$60,700
Business/Managerial Economics1-
Finance0$64,500
Financial Planning and Services0-
Hospitality Administration/Management15-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce18$56,400
Actuarial Science21-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)58-
Marketing/Marketing Management38$50,700
Real Estate0-
Taxation27$62,100
Insurance0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total2,003
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
Computer Science6-
Education [+] 42 completers-
Education3-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)11-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
English Language and Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences20-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 5 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5-
Physical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Astronomy7-
Chemistry18-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
Psychology19-
School Psychology2-
Educational Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Public Health5-
Nursing Science14-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)5-
Business [+] 17 completers-
Business/Commerce9-
Business Administration and Management1-
Accounting4-
Finance2-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Real Estate0-
Insurance1-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total234
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 191 completers-
Law191-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist43-
Business [+] 14 completers-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)14-
Total248
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 Studies2-
Women's Studies0-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Education [+] 26 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology4-
Educational Evaluation and Research2-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods3-
International and Comparative Education2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor15-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation5-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 completers-
Adult Development and Aging6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Youth Services/Administration0-
Social Work (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Geography4-
Urban Studies/Affairs1-
Social Sciences (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 3 completers-
Music (other)3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Public Health10-
Medical Informatics4-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing6-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing2-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing7-
Business [+] 41 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management6-
Real Estate0-
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations (other)35-
Total127
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
School Psychology9-
Total13

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 36,360 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
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Georgia State University. 1,909 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.21% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.01%), 452 students are aged above 50 (5.97%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Georgia State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,5732,8014,772
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21742648
Age 22-241,8355931,242
Age 25-292,4019201,481
Age 30-341,316532784
Age 35-39709276433
Age 40-49785280505
Age 50-64382144238
Over 64703040

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