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Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 5,939 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 103 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Colonial Athletic Association

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $125,200)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $74,571)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 44 94 Yes -
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 14 17 - Yes
Football 105 - - -
Golf 11 7 - Yes
Soccer 24 24 Yes Yes
Softball - 21 - Yes
Tennis 9 9 - Yes
Volleyball - 14 - Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Swimming and Diving - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - - Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 30.3%
Hispanic 5.9%
Non-resident alien 4.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.4%
Two or more races 2.5%
White/non-Hispanic 42.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 16
Liquor Law Violation 35
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 15
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Amanda
  • 2
  • i got very lucky this semester and got an amazing ra. this is my first semester with an ra that actively got involved even though my first semester i lived…

  • Feb-21-2012 Read More
  • Tory from Cartersville, GA
  • 5
  • Staying on campus allows a great look into urban city life. It is best to avoid non-students that linger around campus. It is great that every dorm facility displays programs…

  • May-04-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Sciler from Duluth, GA
  • Apr-19-2014 I am a current student here

    The hours of the dining hall weren't that great this year. Since only Piedmont's dining hall was open on the weekends and it closed at 7 (2.5 hours earlier than normal) students usually ended up buying food. Luckily, next year Patton Hall's dining facility will be open 24 hours! I do warn you though, most of the food is processed since it's at a dining facility. It's basically like school lunch 2.0. It's not all bad because there's breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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  • 3
  • AK from Riverdale, GA
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many dinning place areound here. Again GSU is in the heart of downtown Atlanta. There are also many dining services available on campus and in the student center.

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  • 3
  • K from Kennesaw, GA
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Meal plans will always get repetitive over time. Make sure you go an hour before they close or it will be super busy and/or not a lot of food left.

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  • 2
  • Jazmin from lawrenceville, GA
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    dining hall food isn't all that bad, it's a few steps up from cafeteria food. And most on campus dining is good to. Downside? everything on or around campus closes at 5

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  • 4
  • Kiana C.
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Great! All the desserts you could ever dream of. Breakfast is my favorite part of the day. Awesome, salad bar..

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  • 4
  • Ike from Riverdale, GA
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    they have a vast selection of food for the picky eaters or those who only eat certain types of foods. they do their best to appeal to all types of eaters.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sciler from Duluth, GA
  • Apr-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very much present here but it's not overbearing. Every Tuesdays and Thursdays select fraternities and sororities step and/or stroll in the courtyard on campus.

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  • 0
  • Saboo from Mableton, GA
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life isn't as prevalent on this campus as on a traditional campus nonetheless, they are still very involved. Our greek row is actually in the growing process so if you wanted to become a part of the building process as a founder this is the perfect opportunity.

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  • 0
  • Sara from Atlanta, GA
  • Mar-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is at GSU if you want to join, however, the majority of students are not in sororities or fraternities so do not feel like you have to do it. If you want to, that's great, and if you don't, that's great too.

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  • 0
  • Ali
  • Mar-14-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a bunch of different Greeks. You will typically know one when you see one by the way they're dressed.

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  • 0
  • Vanessa from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Not big on Greek life but it is there if you want to join. But if that's what you're really looking for, you should probably look at another school.

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  • 0
  • From Washington
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is everywhere on campus. Ensure you have your studies together before applying because you will need to devote a lot of time to the organization of your choice. The greek life is alive on GSU and they have a close bond that is seen all around campus.

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  • 0
  • Amani from Columbus, GA
  • Nov-12-2013 I am a current student here

    I am not involved, but from the outside looking in it seems like a lot of fun! There are so many different sororities and fraternities to join. Do not hold back!

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  • 0
  • Mai from East Point, GA
  • Oct-23-2013 I am a current student here

    The sorority and fraternity life here live up to the expectation of what a real sorority and a fraternity should look and be like. I recommend students to at least go through the recruitment process because it is a great experience to consider being in a sorority.

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