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Georgia State Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Georgia State diversity report below.

Georgia State Student Population

36,360 Total Students
22,356 Undergraduates
5,471 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Georgia State University?

Georgia State total enrollment is approximately 36,360 students. 22,356 are undergraduates and 5,471 are graduate students.

Georgia State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Georgia State undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Georgia State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 8,935
White 4,592
Asian 3,628
Hispanic 3,040
Multi-Ethnic 1,319
International 699
Unknown 124
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Georgia State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 62% of full-time grad students are women, and 38% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Georgia State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,162
Black or African American 1,308
International 1,014
Asian 375
Hispanic 343
Multi-Ethnic 191
Unknown 74
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Georgia State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 13,939
White 9,023
Asian 4,882
Hispanic 4,276
Multi-Ethnic 2,019
International 1,905
Unknown 272
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Georgia State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,516
Black or African American 2,475
Asian 344
Multi-Ethnic 22
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Georgia State.

Georgia State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 22,014 female students and 14,346 male students at Georgia State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Georgia State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.44 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Georgia State faculty.

There are approximately 3,307 female teachers and 2,517 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

9.75% Out of State
2.64% Out of the Country

Georgia State ranks 813 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

9.75% of Georgia State students come from out of state, and 2.64% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  62 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 36 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Georgia 3,449
Florida 40
New York 37
Illinois 31
California 29

International Students at Georgia State

Students from 138 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Georgia State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.43% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.79 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Georgia State, 45.43% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 7,495
18-19 7,413
22-24 7,381
25-29 5,091
35 and over 2,869
30-34 1,951
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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