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Study at Georgia College and State University

Georgia College and State University is a public university in Milledgeville, Georgia. It was established in 1889 as a women's college. The university enrolls more than 5, 000 students every semester. It was designated as Georgia's "Public Liberal Arts University" in 1996 by the Board of Regents. GCSU is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. its campus is spread across an area of more than 40 acres.

Some of the notable alumni of GCSU are author Flannery O'Connor, recording artist andy offutt Irwin and Tony Nicely, the Chairman, President and CEO of GEICO Insurance.

Profile of Georgia College and State University

Georgia College and State University is in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Milledgeville, GA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Georgia College and State University earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include education and teaching.

Georgia College and State University Selectivity

Georgia College and State University does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 510 to 590 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 510 and 600. Georgia College and State University attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Georgia College and State University, in 2007, had 6, 249 students (5, 618 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Dorm living is common. Georgia College and State University makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Peach Belt Conference for major sports.

Georgia College and State University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching361educational administration, early childhood education, secondary teaching, health teaching, middle school teaching, instructional media design, special ed, physical education teaching, . . .
Business and Management281business, business management, marketing, accounting, logistics, management sciences, MIS, international business, . . .
Liberal Arts143English, history, political science, Spanish language, speech and rhetoric, creative writing, sociology, liberal arts and humanities
Therapy and Counselling99psychology, music therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine92registered nursing, nurse practitioner, various nursing, nursing administration
Science66biology, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement39criminal justice and administration
Family and Social Work29public administration
Art Studies19art studies, arts management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15parks and recreation studies
Conservation and Resource Management11environmental science
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts5drama

Contact: Georgia College and State University

Georgia College and State University

231 W Hancock Street

Milledgeville, GA 31061

General Phone: (478) 445-2770

http://www.GCSU. EDU

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