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Georgia College Facts

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History
Founded in 1889. We became Georgia State College for Women in 1922 and then Georgia College in 1967, when the school changed to co-ed.  In 1996, Georgia College became the designated public liberal arts college for the University System of Georgia.  

Rankings
One of the best master's universities in the South according to U.S. News & World Report; among the top 50 wireless campuses named by Intel; the only public institution named as a " College of Distinction" in Georgia for the 8th consecutive year; the "Number One Safest Campus in Georgia" and named as a "Best Southeastern College" by The Princeton Review.

Housing
Seven residence halls on central campus and six apartment buildings on west campus.  Students have the option to reside in a suite style residence hall on campus or an apartment at the "The Village".  http://www.gcsu.edu/housing/index.htm

Honors Program
An integrated program of learning extends your studies and further promotes interaction with faculty through small group discussions, supervised projects, internships and service learning. www.gcsu.edu/honors

Technology
Ranked in the top 50 wireless campuses named by Intel with Campus-wide Wireless 14 computer labs

Student Body
Approximately 5,600 undergraduate, 1000 graduate

Student Clubs/ Organizations
Approximately 200

Colleges
Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Health Sciences

Varsity Athletics
Women:  Basketball, Softball, Cross Country, Tennis, Soccer; Volley Ball (2013), Cheerleading
Men:  Basketball, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Cross Country, Cheerleading

Recreational Sports
More than 50% of students participate in intramural sports from archery to flag football, from paintball to soccer, basketball, golf & water skiing.  If you don't see something to your liking, start your own club sport with your likeminded friends…   

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