Georgia State University in Atlanta is a moderately selective public university where about half of all applicants get accepted. Solid grades and standardized test scores play the most important role in the admissions process. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent accepted students. The majority of students who got in had a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, SAT scores (M+CR+W) of 1450 or higher, and ACT composite scores of 20 or better. According to the Georgia State admissions website, the university's minimum requirements in 2012 were a 2.80 GPA and an 830 (critical reading + math) on the SAT (see the requirements here). Georgia State calculates GPA using core college preparatory courses in English, math, science, social science, and foreign language.
To learn more about the Georgia State University, high school GPAs, SAT scores and ACT scores, these articles can help:
- Georgia State University Admissions Profile
- What's a Good SAT Score?
- What's a Good ACT Score?
- What's Considered a Good Academic Record?
- What is a Weighted GPA?