Enrollment verification is processed centrally at Georgia State University. More information on the process is located at Enrollment Services.
All graduate catalogs are available on the Georgia State Catalog System.
Master’s level students may transfer up to 6 credit hours (2 courses) into their current graduate program. See the Graduate Credit Transfer Form.
Communication-Film PhD students may transfer up to 30 credit hours into their current program. Students should consult with the Graduate Director of the School of Film, Media & Theatre for details.
A master's student whose cumulative grade point average falls below 3.0 at the end of a semester will be placed on "scholastic warning." After being placed on scholastic warning, a student must attain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average within two consecutive semesters of enrollment. Otherwise, the student will be terminated from the master's program. If a 3.0 is attained in one of the two semesters, the student will be returned to good standing in the program.
Nine (9) hours or more is considered full-time at the graduate level. Anything below that is considered part-time.
Yes, grades for all attempted graduate courses at Georgia State University are included with the GPA calculation whether the course will be used in a program of study or not.
There is not a minimum GPA, but applicants with a 2.75 GPA and above are generally preferred. Please note that applications will be considered individually based on a number of factors including the rigor of the academic program and the school attended.
Once your application and materials have arrived in our office, they become the property of Georgia State University. For this reason, no materials will be returned or released to an applicant or to any other party, such as another school or external agencies, for example. Moreover, your application fee is nonrefundable and will not be returned if your application is withdrawn or denied.
Yes, this policy can be found on the Graduate Assistant Policies page.
The Emergency Contact hold can be removed by following these instructions:
1. Login in PAWS.
2. Click the Records, Transcripts and Graduation drop-down menu under GSU Quick Links.
3. Select Change Emergency Contact Information.
4. Minimum required for Emergency Contact info:
First enter your personal contact information (how the University can contact you in case of a campus emergency) with the “Relationship” type of Reach Me in Emergency.
Second enter one other persons emergency contact information (how the University needs to contact your relative, friend, etc. in case of an emergency involving you) with the appropriate “Relationship” type.
NOTE: ** If you are a new international student and only have an international phone number, leave area code and phone number blank, hit Submit Changes, and complete process to remove the hold. Then, add the international phone number for your emergency contact under "Change Address(es) and Phone(s)" on the Personal Information Menu in GoSOLAR.
5. Once you have entered both types of contacts and saved them, click Remove Hold and the hold will be removed.
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Contact us for information on the application process. Program-specific inquiries should be directed to your college, school or institute of interest.