GCSU University at gcsu.edu

country rank  615
world rank  1694

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University Overview

Established in 1889, Georgia College and State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Milledgeville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Macon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia College and State University (GCSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Georgia College and State University (GCSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym GCSU
Founded 1889
Motto Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University
Colours Navy blue and hunter green

University Location

Address 231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville (population range: 10,000-49,999)
31061 Georgia
United States
T +1 (478) 445 5004
F +1 (478) 445 2623
Other locations Macon

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Campus Box 49
Milledgeville 31061-0490
+1 (478) 445 4789
800 342 0471

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Georgia College and State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018