Congratulations to Georgia State University. In a release today, Education Trust announced that GSU boosted its minority graduation rate by 18.4 percentage points.
In 2002, only 32.3 percent of minority students graduated in six years. By 2007, that rate had increased to 50.7 percent—which exceeds the school’s non-minority graduation rate of 45.5 percent. The university ranks fifth nationwide in the number of bachelor’s degrees granted to African-American students, according to Diverse magazine.
Total enrollment: 28,229
Undergraduate enrollment: 20,825
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
White non-Hispanic: 34.2%
Black non-Hispanic: 30.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander: 11.0%
American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.3%
Race-ethnicity unknown: 16.2%
Non-resident alien: 2.7%
(Enrollment data Fall 2008)