THESTATEWAY

For more than a century, our ambitious spirit has helped us eliminate the achievement gap among students and shape them into accomplished alumni, rise as a dynamic research university and change the face of downtown Atlanta. Few institutions have come so far, so fast. We’ve made our mark in higher education and established ourselves as Atlanta’s university.

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WE’RE DOING THINGS
THESTATEWAY®

No. 1 PUBLIC UNIVERSITY FOR
UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING IN THE U.S.*
No. 3 MOST INNOVATIVE
UNIVERSITY IN THE NATION*

* U.S. News & World Report, 2021

AS ONE OF THE MOST INNOVATIVE INSTITUTIONS IN THE NATION,
we set our sights high.* With every breakthrough we make, every spike we see in enrollment and every stride we hit in graduating more students in less time, we surpass our own standards. Still, our values and commitments never change: You come first.

That’s THESTATEWAY®

Through our leading-edge initiatives for academic achievement, we’ll help you pave your own path to opportunities, show you shortcuts to long-term success and empower you to design your future. You already have the drive to do remarkable things in this world. Let us be your roadmap.

* U.S. News & World Report, 2021

THE WAY TO GREATNESS STARTS HERE

A PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

For more than a century, we have worked tirelessly to earn our respected place in higher education. Today, our 250-plus degree programs and welcoming culture attract more than 54,000 students (across our Atlanta Campus and five Perimeter College campuses) from around the globe. Diversity is a defining part of our DNA.

Our ambitious spirit has helped us shape our students into accomplished alumni, change the face of downtown Atlanta and rise as a dynamic research university.

We know you’ll take THESTATEWAY® even further.

nursing professor with students.

THE WAY TO GREATNESS STARTS HERE

A PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

For more than a century, we have worked tirelessly to earn our respected place in higher education. Today, our 250-plus degree programs and welcoming culture attract more than 54,000 students (across our Atlanta Campus and five Perimeter College campuses) from around the globe. Diversity is a defining part of our DNA.

Our ambitious spirit has helped us shape our students into accomplished alumni, change the face of downtown Atlanta and rise as a dynamic research university.

We know you’ll take THESTATEWAY® even further.

Kalif Robinson

KALIF ROBINSON (B.A. ’17, 40 Under 40)

KALIF ROBINSON
(B.A. ’17, 40 Under 40)

THE DIPLOMAT

Kalif Robinson worked multiple jobs to help pay for his undergraduate degree in economics. After graduating, he worked on Capitol Hill and then earned his master’s degree at Georgetown. Now, he’s a U.S. foreign service officer for the United States Department of State. In 2018, he represented Georgia State in the documentary “Unlikely,” which explores underrepresented students’ barriers to college graduation.

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PAVING THE WAY

POSTGRADUATE VALUE IS PERMANENT

Our graduate programs, career counseling services, internship connections and alumni networks will be invaluable throughout your Georgia State experience and beyond.

You’ll hold a permanent place in the Panther family, which includes more than 265,000 accomplished alumni making a footprint around the world.

With business moguls, entertainment professionals, doctors, politicians, artists and more among them, our graduates are proof THESTATEWAY® changes lives.

AVERAGE EARNINGS AMONG ALUMNI*

STARTING SALARY

$ 50,600

MID-CAREER SALARY

$ 90,800

RETURN ON INVESTMENT

$ 287,000
No. 9 UNIVERSITY IN THE COUNTRY FOR UPWARD MOBILITY OF STUDENTS*
“An innovative engine of social mobility” — The New York Times
* U.S. News & World Report, 2021