Georgia State University-Perimeter College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

Faculty

706 Faculty Members | 35:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Georgia Perimeter College transforms the lives of our students to thrive in a global society. As a diverse, multicampus two-year college, we provide relevant, responsive, learner-centered higher education that facilitates the achievement of academic, professional and personal goals. We embrace excellence, teamwork and quality service that link the college's human capital with our communities to enhance economic, social and cultural vitality. As a key point of entry for students into higher education in Georgia and as the major provider of associate degrees and student transfer opportunities, Georgia Perimeter College supports the Strategic Plan of the University System of Georgia.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$3,360

Out of state

$9,712
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
83%
Did not receive aid
17%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 67.0% $5,758
State/local grants 29.0% $2,264
Institutional grants 6.0% $2,668
Loans 34.0% $4,978

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
      • A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
      • A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Examples: [Nursing (ASN)], [Nursing (BSN, BScN)], [Nursing (MSN, MScN, MN)], [Registered Nurse (RN)] See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      • A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
78.06%
  • Apply 10,289
  • Accepted 8,032
  • Attend 3,148

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$20
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Recommended
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
63%
Male Students
37%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black44.24%
  2. Caucasian20.95%
  3. Hispanic/Latino13.59%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities10.37%
  5. Asian10.06%
  6. Not Specified0.59%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.14%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.06%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

25,190

Undergraduate students

25,190

Attendance breakdown

Full time
39%
Part time
61%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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