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Georgia State University 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
  • Lydia from Lawrenceville, GA
  • 5
  • The dorms are somewhat co-ed. Your next door neighbor may be of the opposite gender. However, dorms are clean, organized and safe. You also get to know your roommates as…

  • Jun-10-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Asmaa from Hampton, GA
  • Oct-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The food in the dining halls are delicious and healthy! One of our dining halls is 24 hours so students can grab fourth meal whenever they're hungry.

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  • 4
  • Roxanne from Snellville, GA
  • Jun-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I wish there were a few more places on campus for dining, we have one general dining hall that includes a few fast food and popular places but I wish we had a couple more places to eat at! Besides that, its great!

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  • 3
  • Malcolm from Atlanta, GA
  • Jun-20-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food is good, they give a lot of different options. If you want something healthy, vegetarian then there are a lot of options for you. If you want something sweet then there are also options, plus they have an awesome gym for you to work it off :).

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  • 5
  • Quinetta from Decatur, GA
  • Jun-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are so many restaurants around campus! Students will definitely never even have a chance to starve. It's good the gym is part of the campus.

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  • 3
  • Jillian from Loganville, GA
  • Jun-09-2014 I am a current student here

    One thing about on campus housing that I will have to complain about is the dining hall. the beginning of the year the food will be great but as the year progresses the food they serve won't be as good.

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  • 4
  • Victor from Athens, GA
  • May-23-2014 I am a current student here

    GSU only offers an all you can eat meal plan. This is good because both dining halls have exceptional food and varied choices. If you don't have the meal plan you are still in the heart of downtown which gives you access to various eateries and grocery stores.

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  • 5
  • Marvin from Fairburn, GA
  • May-23-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I've seen the dining area and I must admit that it's superb. They have a cafe known as the Centennial Cafe that offers coffees, both hot and cold, sodas and fruits. They have pizzas, Chik-Fil-A, sub sandwich restaurants and smoothies. The food is very diverse, not in an international sense, but it's not one main course for everyone to eat, like high school lunches.

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  • 4
  • Jasmine from Atlanta, GA
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Being downtown, there are lots of food options. In Walking distance, you can go to Peachtree Center Mall food court, or the dining halls, or the food places in the University's student Center. With car access, not too far of a drive, like 5 minutes, on Ponce de Leon, you have zaxbys, chipotle, popeyes, taco bell, ihop, and more! Also there's the underground food court as well. The Dining Halls at Piedmont North and Patton Hall have decent food, but at like any college you go to...you willget tired of it. Luckily, starting Fall 2014 Patton's dining hal will be 24 hours, so if you buy a meal plan, this is very convenient for you.

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  • 5
  • Jhavun from Atlanta, GA
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The world is literally your oyster. GSU is located in the center of downtown, so you are not obligated or subjected solely to on-campus dining which is actually satisfactory.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Margaret from Grantville, GA
  • Apr-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is always around and about promoting themselves and recruiting. Theres so many you're bound to find one that fits you easily.

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  • 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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