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Congratulations to the newest members of the Panther Family. You’re ready to review your next steps in becoming an official Georgia State Panther.
In the wilds of Kenya, Professor David Wojnowski discovered two new gecko species. One now bears his name.
Georgia State’s Touch the Earth program rents outdoor gear on the cheap. You can get tents, canoes, kayaks, wetsuits and more, or sign up for adventures like hang gliding, rock climbing or horseback riding.
With the start of the fall semester right around the corner, everyone at Georgia State is busy getting ready to welcome you to the Panther family. We know you’re working through a long to-do list too, so we’ve made this handy cheat sheet with all the things new students most often forget to do before classes begin.
Rapper-producer Walter “Doc Will” Williams will drop his first album next month after his breakout track “Don’t Make Me” created a buzz in local hip-hop circles earlier this year. But there’s a side to Williams his fans might not know about: as a psychology major at Georgia State, his other passion is autism therapy.
Dive in with Spotlight Programs Board for the first Panther Prowl of the school year, Friday, Aug. 26 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. It will be a fun-filled night of water games, water slides and water bottles at Hurt Park. Don’t forget to bring a towel!
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts daily information sessions. Each 30-minute session is conducted by an admissions counselor.
Check out all 16 Georgia State athletic teams competing for Sun Belt Conference and national titles.
While convenience is often the number one reason for living on campus, you’ll find Georgia State offers our students much more than just a place to study and sleep.
View the list of academic programs offered by Georgia State and learn more about them.
Student blogs provide a closer look at the Georgia State experience. Get student perspectives and viewpoints on life in Atlanta.
Learn more about Incept, the official Georgia State undergraduate orientation program. It is required for new freshmen and strongly encouraged for new transfer students.
Learn more about cooperative education, which offers full-time, paid work experiences tied to students’ academic programs.
The school’s nationally ranked public affairs programs prepare students to strengthen communities around the world through policy research, scholarship and leadership.
The school prepares tomorrow’s health care professionals to provide optimal patient care and health education through classroom instruction, clinical practice and community outreach.
The college’s 24 departments and institutes, from Art to Astronomy, connect students to top-notch faculty, world-class facilities and all the opportunities available in a global city.
The College prepares educators to optimize student learning in urban and rural settings through its innovative programs, entrepreneurial research, leadership opportunities and community involvement.
Consistently ranked a top five best value school, the college prepares its students to make an immediate impact after graduation through an accessible, practice-based legal education.
The college engages a diverse and talented community of undergraduate scholars with experiences that prepare them for a lifetime of achievement.
The college prepares its students for success as global business leaders through our four MBA offerings, 20 specialized master’s programs and our undergraduate program.
The college offers associate degree programs at five campuses around Atlanta, offering access to higher education to thousands of students. The college also offers seamless transitions to bachelor’s programs at the Atlanta campus.
“When it comes to finding out what works for students and what’s possible when an institution transforms itself, (the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) turns to Georgia State. That’s because your university is a powerful example of how—with the right strategies and the right support—students from any background and from every background can succeed.”
Chief Executive Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Georgia State commencement address
May 7, 2016
In a New York Times op-ed on curbing college dropouts, David Kirp, professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, praised the strides made by Georgia State to improve graduation rates, especially among minority, first-generation and low-income students. “The impetus for reform comes from academic leaders who insist that student success be regarded, not as an afterthought, but as a practical imperative and a moral obligation,” he noted.
New York Times
May 1, 2016
U.S. News & World Report ranked the the College of Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society 6th in the nation, between Georgetown’s and Harvard’s programs. This is the 10th consecutive year it has been named one of the top 10 health law programs by U.S. News. The college’s part-time program was No. 14 in the nation, and its clinical education program was the only one in Georgia to make the list, ranking No. 30.
The Washington Post called Georgia State “a perpetual laboratory for new ideas on using ‘big data’ to improve higher education,” noting the university’s innovative efforts to keep disadvantaged students on track toward a degree.
Oct. 1, 2015
U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State 14th in the nation for its commitment to undergraduate teaching, among institutions such as Yale, Stanford, Duke and Michigan. The publication identified schools “where the faculty has an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.”
U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State 5th in the country among the top “most innovative” universities, a list of schools nominated by college and university leaders. The list includes institutions that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities.