What Others Are Saying
Georgia State ranks among the top schools in the nation in fostering economic opportunity for underserved students, according to the Social Mobility Index, a new rankings system. The index measures how well universities do in graduating lower-income students with lower debt. Georgia State ranks 50th in the nation in the rankings, which were compiled by CollegeNet, a higher education technology company, and Payscale, a data firm.
Social Mobility Index
October 20, 2014
The graduate and undergraduate computer information system (CIS) programs in the Robinson College of Business are ranked in the top 10 in the nation. The undergraduate program is ranked eighth, and the graduate program is ranked 10th. The CIS Department has been ranked in the top 10 every year since 2005.
Georgia State is ranked 6th among “up and coming” national universities, 14th in racial and ethnic diversity and 14th in economic diversity.
Georgia State 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 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