Georgia Health Sciences University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia


GHSU has more than 2,400 students in five colleges. Students come from most of Georgia's 159 counties. GHSU offers modern classrooms and laboratories, the 540-bed MCGHealth Medical Center, the Children's Medical Center, extensive outpatient clinics, residence halls, a student center, a wellness center and an outstanding medical education library. With approximately 5,000 faculty, staff and residents, GHSU is one of the largest employers in the Augusta area. The University System of Georgia reports that during the 2007 fiscal year, an additional 3,800 jobs resulted from spending related to the institution, and its overall economic impact on the area approached nearly $1 billion.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2443
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Faculty: 609

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 4:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta Georgia 30912


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Main Phone: 706-721-0211

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
GHSU does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
GHSU requires a minimum grade of C for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
Coursework transferred to undergraduate degree programs at GHSU must be collegiate level coursework that is relevant and applicable to the degree being sought. GHSU does not publish a min/max credit requirement for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT or ACT scores are required for ALL applicants regardless of age or education level.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Submit two references on the Medical College of Georgia Admissions Reference Form. The individuals you indicate as references on your application will be sent an e-mail with instructions for completing the online reference form.

Essay(s) required:
GHSU does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

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GHSU offers a variety of financial aid options.

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