Georgia State is a national model for student success. We harness the power of data to help our students earn their degrees. We have had one of the most dramatic increases in graduation rates in the country and we have closed the achievement gap, proving that students from all backgrounds can succeed at the same rate.
Graduation Progression Success (GPS) Advising Results
One-On-One Meetings Between
Adviser and Students
Tuition Saved In Two Years
With Early Interventions
Increase in Degrees Conferred
“My mom had the choice of either paying the mortgage or funding my last semester of college. I ran out of the HOPE scholarship because I double majored. The Panther Retention Grant helped me take the financial burden off of my mom and bridge the gap.”
Elijah Watkins, Class of 2015
“Georgia State…shows contrary to popular belief, students from all backgrounds can succeed at high rates and that dramatic gains can be made even amid the context of constrained resources.”
Dr. Timothy Renick,
vice provost and vice president of enrollment management and student success,
in testimony before a U.S. Senate panel.
“Georgia State is seen as a major rising university. It is indeed that. And I’m confident that in the next few years, Georgia State is going to be increasing beyond that to become one of the outstanding urban universities in our country.”
University System of Georgia Chancellor