Founded in 1913, Georgia State University (GSU) is a leading urban research university offering accredited degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, specialist and doctoral levels.
GSU has the following Colleges: Andrew Young School of Policy Studies; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Education; College of Health and Human Sciences; College of Law; J. Mack Robinson College of Business.
Georgia State University is accredited by SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).
- Listed among Tier 2 National Universities (US News 2011).
- According to the U.S. News Media Group's 2010 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools:
- The College of Law is placed 65th overall in the nation.
- The part-time law program is ranked 15th in the country.
- The Health Law program is tied for 6th with Georgetown University and Seton Hall University.
- The College of Education’s graduate programs is ranked 54th out of more than 250 doctoral degree granting education programs.
- The Part-time MBA is ranked 7th. It is the only school in the South to have a top-ten part-time program.
- The nursing program is ranked 72nd.
- The Andrew Young School is ranked 27th among 269 graduate programs in public affairs. It is also ranked high in six subfields of public affairs: public finance and budgeting (5th); city management and urban policy (12th); information and technology management (12th); nonprofit management (13th); public policy analysis (18th); and public management administration (33rd).
- Placed among the worlds' top 550 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2010.
- The part-time MBA program at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business is placed 5th in U.S. News and World Report's annual "America's Best Graduate School" rankings for 2009. In addition, the Information Systems program is rated 9th nationally.
- 51st in the US News Ranking of Rehabilitation Counseling Programs (2008).
- Placed among the world's top 300 universities for Arts & Humanities (298th) in THE-QS Rankings 2007.