President’s Message

President BeckerWelcome to Georgia State University. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia State is one of the country’s leading urban research universities. I believe the formula for an outstanding university is great students, great faculty and staff and great facilities. You’ll find it all here at Georgia State.

Our student body is the best qualified and most diverse in our history. More than 40,000 students are seeking degrees at Georgia State, and more than 28,000 of them are on campus each semester. Students come to our campus from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation and 160 countries.

Georgia State continues to attract and retain outstanding faculty and administrative personnel who are well respected in their fields. We offer a challenging intellectual environment with 52 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 250 fields of study. Opportunities for involvement in innovative research projects and life enhancing community service abound on our campus.

I invite you to explore Georgia State. Whether you’re a prospective student, a community partner or one of our more than 160,000 alumni, Georgia State is your resource for a lifetime. Visit our campus or our Web site. You’re always welcome at Georgia State.

Mark P. Becker, President
Georgia State University