What Others Are Saying
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
Money Magazine lists Georgia State as one of “10 commuter colleges that give you a world-class education,” noting that top urban campuses that let students live at home can dramatically cut the cost of a degree.
Sept. 28, 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.
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
Georgia State’s graduate biology program in the College of Arts and Sciences is ranked 22nd in the nation by GraduatePrograms.com.
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.
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
The Institute of Health Administration in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business has been listed among the 50 Most Innovative University Healthcare Administration departments by TopMastersinHealthcare.com. The Master of Science in Health Administration and Master of Business Administration dual degree program is cited as unique multi-disciplinary advantage of the institute.
Top Master’s in Healthcare Administration
President Barack Obama praised Georgia State for helping more college students find pathways to graduation. “Georgia State, just to cite one example, is developing a new system to give small grants to students who might be a little behind on their bills.”
White House’s College Opportunity Day of Action
December 4, 2014