What Others Are Saying


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
Best Undergraduate Teaching
Sept. 9, 2015

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.

U.S. News & World Report
Most Innovative Schools
Sept. 9, 2015

The National Jurist ranks Georgia State’s College of Law No. 1 on its list of Best Value Law Schools in major metropolitan areas and the No. 3 Best Value Law School in the nation.

The National Jurist
August 2015

Georgia State’s College of Law is one of Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools, based on outcomes. Georgia State Law is 33rd, up 12 ranking spots since 2014.

Above the Law
May 2015

Georgia State’s graduate biology program in the College of Arts and Sciences is ranked 22nd in the nation by GraduatePrograms.com.

April 2015

Georgia State’s College of Law is in the top 50 best law schools based on job placement. The number 28 ranking is the best of any law school in Georgia.

TaxProf Blog
April 2015

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) graduate program in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business is number nine out of 17 ranked programs by U.S. News & World Report. The CIS Department has been ranked in the top 10 every year since 2005.

U.S. News & World Report
March 2015

The master of social work program in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies is ranked the fifth most affordable graduate social work program in the country by the Social Work Degree Guide.

Social Work Degree Guide

Georgia State is 10th in the nation among institutions that surpass their predicted graduation rates based on student demographics.


November 24, 2014

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