What Others Are Saying
Georgia State University ranks 17 among up-and-coming universities for return on investment for students. “From faculty mentorship to peer tutoring, GSU is committed to bolstering the student’s academic experience and opportunity without significantly increasing the cost of education.”
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At Georgia State, “Latino students have gone in ten years from a graduation rate of 22 percent to one of 66 percent. African Americans have gone from 29 percent to 57 percent. … I think Georgia State University has done a remarkable job.”
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.
U.S. Senate hearing on improving college graduation rates for lower income students
July 24, 2014
The Department of Public Management and Policy in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies ranks 16 worldwide in research productivity. The department ranks eighth among U.S. schools in the analysis of public administration journals from 2006 to 2010.
Journal of Public Affairs Education
Georgia State University ranks in the top 2.4% among degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide. Among U.S. colleges and universities, Georgia State ranked 164. More than 22,000 institutions were ranked worldwide.
Center for World University Rankings
July 10, 2014
Georgia State’s graduate neuroscience program is ranked eighth in the nation, according to a survey of current and former students in the United States.
May 27, 2014
“Which colleges are taking on the vitally important role of educating low-income students, and assuring that they graduate with good results? What educational practices might help schools lower the cost to students while improving or sustaining quality learning? Across the country, from Georgia State to … Purdue to Arizona State … there are exciting examples.”
U.S. Department of Education
May 21, 2014
Georgia State University’s College of Law is ranked 45 the nation by the Above The Law website. The ranking focuses on national law school programs where graduates have the strongest track records of landing good jobs in the legal industry.
Above The Law Top 50 Law School Rankings
April 29, 2014
Georgia State’s College of Education is ranked 55 in the nation.
The Executive MBA program in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business is ranked No. 51 worldwide and No. 13 among U.S.-based programs.
Georgia State has made “exceptional progress” in boosting graduation rates over the past three years. “One by one, the university mined the data to locate the most significant obstructions to student success and then piloted interventions, ran data, refined the programs, and scaled them up.”
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
MVP Trailblazer Award for Degree Completion
Nov. 12, 2013