Georgia College & State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Milledgeville, GA

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How much is the Georgia College tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Georgia College's tuition & fees is $8,998 for Georgia residents and $28,178 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $27,946 for Georgia residents and $47,126 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Georgia College Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$8,998
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$28,178
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$10,948
On-campus Expenses$7,000
Off-campus Room & Board$8,140
Off-campus Expenses$7,284
2023-2024 Projection
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$9,738
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$28,918

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Georgia College for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $112,952 at Georgia College. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $186,842. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $154,153.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$28,202$46,357$38,195
Sophomore (2024-25)$28,226$46,591$38,422
Junior (2025-26)$28,250$46,827$38,652
Senior (2026-27)$28,274$47,066$38,883
4 Years Total$112,952$186,842$154,153
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$28,226$46,591$38,422
Sophomore (2025-26)$28,250$46,827$38,652
Junior (2026-27)$28,274$47,066$38,883
Senior (2027-28)$28,298$47,307$39,118
4 Years Total$113,049$187,792$155,075
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$28,250$46,827$38,652
Sophomore (2026-27)$28,274$47,066$38,883
Junior (2027-28)$28,298$47,307$39,118
Senior (2028-29)$28,322$47,551$39,354
4 Years Total$113,145$188,752$156,007
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$28,274$47,066$38,883
Sophomore (2027-28)$28,298$47,307$39,118
Junior (2028-29)$28,322$47,551$39,354
Senior (2029-30)$28,347$47,797$39,594
4 Years Total$113,242$189,722$156,949
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$28,298$47,307$39,118
Sophomore (2028-29)$28,322$47,551$39,354
Junior (2029-30)$28,347$47,797$39,594
Senior (2030-31)$28,371$48,046$39,836
4 Years Total$113,338$190,702$157,901

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Georgia College' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $10,033.
In-StateOut-of-State
Georgia College & State University$8,998$28,178
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Georgia College and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Georgia College & State UniversityMilledgeville, GA$8,998$28,178
University of Arkansas at MonticelloMonticello, AR$8,868$14,718
Midwestern State UniversityWichita Falls, TX$10,310$12,260
Bemidji State UniversityBemidji, MN$10,130$10,164
Salisbury UniversitySalisbury, MD$10,638$21,332
University of Maryland Global CampusAdelphi, MD$7,992$12,336
College of Staten Island CUNYStaten Island, NY$7,490$15,440
SUNY College at Old WestburyOld Westbury, NY$8,379$18,289
Governors State UniversityUniversity Park, IL$10,468$11,320
Ferris State UniversityBig Rapids, MI$13,608$13,630
Northeastern Illinois UniversityChicago, IL$12,383$22,726

Financial Aid and COA

At Georgia College & State University, 4,990 students (89%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $8,155.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Georgia College is $38,971 for students living on-campus and $36,447 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,461 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,610 and the average amount of student loans is $6,446.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$27,946$47,126
COA (off-campus)$25,422$44,602
Tuition & Fees$8,998$28,178
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,948$18,948
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$16,424$16,424
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,791$38,971
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,267$36,447
Average Financial Aid$8,155$8,155
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship4,99089%$8,155
Pell Grants90916%$4,755
Federal Student Loan2,01336%$6,031
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,46197%-
Grants or Scholarships1,44896%$8,610
Federal Grants82155%$3,154
Pell Grants26818%$4,668
Other Federal Grants81454%$1,644
State/Local Grants1,38592%$6,802
Institutional Grants1299%$3,543
Student Loan Aid56337%$6,446
Federal Student Loans54636%$5,351
Other Student Loans825%$8,627
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level651626$8,535
0-30,000106106$13,105
30,001-48,0006666$11,484
48,001-75,000107104$9,094
75,001-110,0009388$6,605
110,001 or more279262$6,531

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Georgia College's acceptance rate is 87.68%. A total of 4,633 applicants applied to and 4,062 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,507 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 37.10%.
To apply to Georgia College, 6 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Formal demonstration of competencies.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,6331,494$3,137
Admitted4,0621,245$2,816
Enrolled1,507503$1,004
Acceptance Rate87.68%83.33%89.77%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.10%40.40%35.65%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to Georgia College. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,165 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1651,0701,260
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW595550640
SAT Math570520620
ACT Composite242127
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math231926
ACT English252128

Student Population

Georgia College & State University has a total of 6,315 students including 5,265 undergraduate and 1,050 graduate students. By gender, there are 2,348 male students and 4,415 female students attending Georgia College. The school offers online degree programs and 725 students enrolled online exclusively (11.48% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,763 2,3484,415
Undergraduate5,586 2,0123,574
Graduate1,177 336841

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA
Phone800-342-0471
WEBwww.gcsu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered94 Programs
Online Program Offered31 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered33 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate79.95%
Yield38.65%
Student Population6,315
Graduation Rate62%
Transfer-out Rate28%
Retention Rate80% (Full-time), 100% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties340 (Full-time), 74 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs916 (Full-time), 146 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$71,531
Average Staff Salary$51,966