Out-of-State Students

For incoming out-of-state and international students, Georgia State University offers automatic merit-based waivers of all or part of the out-of-state portion of tuition based on academic performance in high school, for incoming freshmen, or based on college GPA, for incoming transfer students. No application is necessary. Awards are renewable based on maintaining full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours) and at least a 3.0 Georgia State institutional GPA.  The four categories for this scholarship are listed in the table below with the corresponding criteria.

Recipients will see the award listed in their application status check under the scholarship letter link and must digitally accept the award contract online.

Award amount Award term Criteria
Freshman 100% 100% of the out-of-state portion of tuition is covered. 4 years Freshman Index of 2800 or higher OR a 3.5 HS GPA
Freshman 50% 50% of the out-of-state portion of tuition is covered. 4 years Freshman Index of 2600-2799.
Transfer 100% 100% of the out-of-state portion of tuition is covered. 3 years Transfer GPA of 3.2 or higher and at least 30 credit hours
Transfer 50% 50% of the out-of-state portion of tuition is covered. 3 years Transfer GPA of 3.0-3.19 and at least 30 credit hours completed at the time of enrollment.

 

Award amounts for the 100% tuition waiver, based on 2013-2014 tuition rates

Out-of-state tuition rate per semester Amount of 100% waiver award per semester Remaining tuition expense per semester
12 credits  $10,404.00  $7,284.00  $3,120.00
13 credits  $11,271.00  $7,891.00  $3,380.00
14 credits  $12,138.00  $8,498.00  $3,640.00
15 or more credits  $13,005.00  $9,105.00  $3,900.00

 

Award amounts for the 50% tuition waiver, based on 2013-2014 tuition rates

Out-of-state tuition rate per semester Amount of 50% waiver award per semester Remaining tuition expense per semester
12 credits  $10,404.00  $3,642.00  $6,762.00
13 credits  $11,271.00  $3,945.50  $7,325.50
14 credits  $12,138.00  $4,249.00  $7,889.00
15 or more credits  $13,005.00  $4,552.50  $8,452.50