Georgia State University-Perimeter College

Atlanta, GA 30303

Georgia State University-Perimeter College is one of the 24 public 2-year colleges in Georgia. Its campus is medium in size and located in Atlanta. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,275 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,194 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%).

Every year 13% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Georgia State University-Perimeter College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,224, and fees were $1,080. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,421 and $1,080 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 18 134

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1969 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$93/credit
In State Students$93/credit
Out of State Students$351/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,185 $4,185 $15,795
ADN 70 $6,510 $6,510 $24,570
BSN 125 $11,625 $11,625 $43,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 74% of Georgia State University-Perimeter College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 53% $4,539
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 22% $2,867
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 3% $1,658
Federal Student Loans 31% $4,878
Private Loans -- $4,479


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,238
$30,001 to $48,000$5,443
$48,001 to $75,000$6,295
$75,001 to $110,000$9,997
Over $110,000$10,600

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Georgia State University-Perimeter College
33 Gilmer St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

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