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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,458
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Georgia State University

Georgia State University is a four year, public university in Atlanta, Georgia. GSU offers over 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study, more than 30 associate degree pathways both on campus & through the largest online program in Georgia.

Georgia State University Veteran and Military Support Programs

Georgia State University offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Georgia State University is a MyCAA approved school.

Message from Georgia State University

Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds. Centered in the historic financial hub of downtown Atlanta, the university provides more than 32,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the city's business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.

Georgia State University is an enterprising public research university in the heart of Atlanta, along with its two-year
Perimeter College campuses across the metro Atlanta area, and is a national leader in graduating students from
diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 53,000 students with unsurpassed
connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century's great global cities. Georgia State offers over
200 majors and minors, the largest selection of programs in the state, and is recognized as a national leader in
creating innovative pathways to increasing retention and graduation rates. Whether pursuing an Associates,
Bachelors or Graduate-level degree, Georgia State University has a program of study for virtually every learner.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,458
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    YES
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    Unlimited
  • Number
    30
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $8,974
    In State
    $23,542
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $6,876
    In State
    $22,374
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,200
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 200
Student Population
  • Student Count
    25,328
    Undergraduate
    7,228
    Graduate
    1,038
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    41%
    Population
  • Female
    59%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Ojt
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    535
    SAT Math
    535
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    22
    ACT
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Mark Eister

Director, Military Outreach

Mark Eister is a US Army veteran with over 21 years of service. In March of 2012 Mark joined Georgia Perimeter College, now consolidated with Georgia State University, to develop and direct its Military Outreach Program, where he and his staff serve and assist a population of over 2,800 military and veteran students each semester. As the Director of Military Outreach at Georgia State, Mark has developed a number of programs designed to serve military and veteran students and to educate and inform staff and faculty on veterans’ issues. His efforts are being recognized across the state and nationally as ‘best practices’, being Ranked the #1 Military Friendly® Tier 1 Research Institute in the Nation for 2019-2020 and again a Top Ten School in 2020-2021. He is also routinely called upon to assist and guide other colleges and universities in developing their own military/veteran outreach programs. Mark earned his Associate’s degree in Technology from Pierce College, WA; Bachelor’s degree in Theology from Liberty University, VA; and MBA/Business Operations from TUI University, CA, all while serving on active duty in the US Army. He routinely participates in veterans’ panels and presents at conferences and seminars across the country aimed at improving the college experience and success of student veterans.

Message From The School

Georgia State University is an exceptional choice for service members, veterans, and dependents, with access to numerous on- and off-campus resources and tremendous services and support extended to them by and through the University. Its urban campus, located in downtown Atlanta, offers great opportunities to network with local, state, and national companies, and is within easy access to multiple military installations. Georgia State offers a wide variety of academic areas to begin, continue, and reach academic goals. Perimeter College is the two-year college at Georgia State University, providing an exceptional option for military and veteran students seeking an Associates degree either online or at one of five local campuses, with all six GSU campuses providing the same great service and support.