Georgia State University

Enrollment: 50,969
Undergraduate: 77 percent
Highest degree: Doctoral, Professional
President: M. Brian Blake
Founded: 1913

Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in Atlanta, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State offers 250 degree programs in more than 100 fields of study in its 10 colleges and schools. It ranks 4th among the most innovative institutions in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine. Georgia State’s scholarship and research focus on solving complex issues ranging from the most fundamental questions of the universe to the most challenging issues of our day. The scholarly work and artistic expression of the university’s faculty create new knowledge, extend the boundaries of imagination and enhance student learning. The university’s presence in the Atlanta metropolitan area provides extraordinary experiential learning opportunities and supports the work of faculty tackling the challenges of an urbanizing nation and world.