Georgia State University Graduate School

Georgia State University (referred to as Georgia State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia State is $8,484 for Georgia residents and $23,982 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,592 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 36,516 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Georgia State University (referred to as Georgia State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia State is $8,484 for Georgia residents and $23,982 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,592 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 36,516 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 257 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,982
$8,484 for Georgia Residents
Student Population7,592
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs257 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio26 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Georgia State is $8,484 for Georgia residents and $23,982 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $398 for Georgia residents and $1,259 for out-of-state students.
Georgia State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$8,484
Out-of-State$23,982
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$398
Out-of-State$1,259
Georgia State 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)3 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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia State University is $8,484 for Georgia residents and $23,982 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -3.26% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2022-2023$7,164$1,320$22,662$1,320
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 $19,499 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Georgia State University$8,484$23,982
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $20,185 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Georgia State.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -5.47% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $21,260. Off-campus living costs are increased by 26.13% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$13,816$4,663$14,891$6,369
For academic year 2022-2023, 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.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$390$1,251
2019-2020$398$1,259
2020-2021$398$1,259
2021-2022$398$1,259
2022-2023$398$1,259
The law school tuition at Georgia State University is $13,146 for Georgia residents and $27,852 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school at Georgia State.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Georgia State University
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$11,826$1,320$26,532$1,320

Graduate Programs at Georgia State

Georgia State University offers 178 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, 2,888 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 Degree9202,172
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship410262
Doctor's degree - other30260
Post Bachelor's Degree373177
Post Master's Degree5017
Total17832,888
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 33 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business/Commerce program with 231 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 218 completers.
Georgia State University offers 178 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,888 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,172 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 260 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 177 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 17 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 [+] 9 completers-
African Studies--
African-American/Black Studies4-
Women's Studies--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 38 completers$33,600
Speech Communication and Rhetoric38$33,600
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 161 completers$81,600
Computer and Information Sciences108$81,600
Computer Science53-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--
Education [+] 338 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration7$58,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)--
Educational/Instructional Technology31-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education2-
Special Education and Teaching40$46,300
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services47$41,400
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching18-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching29-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Art Teacher Education32-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education16-
Mathematics Teacher Education14-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching23-
Reading Teacher Education23-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education18-
Social Studies Teacher Education16-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor20-
Engineering [+] --
Operations Research--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 10 completers-
German Language and Literature--
French Language and Literature6-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Legal Studies [+] 18 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies18-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers--
English Language and Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Creative Writing1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 100 completers$47,900
Biology/Biological Sciences75$47,900
Neuroscience25-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 65 completers-
Mathematics25-
Financial Mathematics40-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 19 completers-
Gerontology12-
Accounting and Computer Science--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)7$36,000
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 41 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management41-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 35 completers-
Philosophy26-
Religion/Religious Studies9-
Physical Sciences [+] 61 completers-
Chemistry30-
Geology/Earth Science--
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)21-
Physics10-
Psychology [+] 55 completers-
Psychology8-
School Psychology27-
Educational Psychology3-
Applied Behavior Analysis17-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 14 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies14-
Human Services [+] 106 completers-
Public Administration39$44,300
Social Work67$37,600
Social Sciences [+] 133 completers-
Anthropology15$29,600
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics38-
Geography--
Political Science and Government37-
Sociology5-
Urban Studies/Affairs38-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 36 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Drawing10-
Music Performance24-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 337 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders38-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management37$79,900
Public Health102$48,200
Occupational Therapy/Therapist38-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor12-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse44$86,000
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)66$47,900
Business [+] 540 completers$86,600
Business/Commerce231$86,600
Business Administration and Management--
Accounting102$60,700
Business/Managerial Economics--
Finance-$64,500
Financial Planning and Services--
Hospitality Administration/Management24-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration--
International Business/Trade/Commerce25$56,400
Actuarial Science29-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)93-
Marketing/Marketing Management33$50,700
Real Estate--
Taxation3$62,100
Insurance--
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total2,172
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 [+] 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Computer Science12-
Education [+] 46 completers-
Education7-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching5-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)10-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Neuroscience9-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Physical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Astronomy7-
Chemistry18-
Physics8-
Psychology [+] 25 completers-
Psychology21-
School Psychology4-
Educational Psychology--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 2 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies2-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Public Policy Analysis2-
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics12-
Political Science and Government7-
Sociology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Public Health16-
Nursing Science15-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)2-
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business/Commerce15-
Business Administration and Management17-
Accounting--
Finance--
Marketing/Marketing Management--
Real Estate--
Insurance--
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total262
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 218 completers-
Law218-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist42-
Business [+] --
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)--
Total260
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
African-American/Black Studies1-
Women's Studies--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)7-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer and Information Sciences--
Education [+] 39 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology16-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor20-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Financial Mathematics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Anthropology2-
Geography12-
Urban Studies/Affairs4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Public Health20-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)1-
Real Estate--
Total177
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 7 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)--
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
School Psychology10-
Total17

Graduate Student Population at Georgia State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 7,592 students enrolled into Georgia State University graduate schools where it has total 36,516 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,416 full-time and 2,176 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,694 male and 4,898 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
Total7,5922,6944,898
Full-time5,4161,9993,417
Part-tme2,1766951,481
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,551 White (33.60%), 1,985 Black/African American (26.15%), 514 Hispanic (6.77%), 501 Asian (6.60%), and 2,041 students with other races. 1,695 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,5922,6944,898
American Indian/Native American1046
Asian501174327
Black/African American1,9855001,485
Hispanic514157357
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander606
White2,5519191,632
Two More26572193
Un-Known653332
Non-resident Alien1,695835860
Georgia State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 988 graduate students (13.01% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,370 graduate students (31.22% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total7,592
Enrolled Online Exclusively988
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,370
Not in Online Courses4,234
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Georgia State University. 1,888 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.87% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 480 students are aged above 50 (6.32%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Georgia State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,5922,6944,898
Age 18-19211
Age 20-21862066
Age 22-241,8025921,210
Age 25-292,4789381,540
Age 30-341,278507771
Age 35-39681243438
Age 40-49785246539
Age 50-64411117294
Over 64693039

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