Prospective Students

Interested in joining our country’s third-largest industry, one that employs nearly 9.5 million people nationally? Looking to gain access to the top hospitality industry leaders from Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies? Then hospitality is the degree program for you!

Ranked among the top 20 hospitality programs in the nation, the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration prepares its graduates for leadership and management careers within the hospitality industry. Currently, the program degree options include a bachelor of business administration in hospitality, a minor in hospitality and a certificate program with five different specializations.

As a student at Georgia State University, your life inside the classroom will be only one part of your college experience. Georgia State’s campus, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, offers students a unique, urban experience with all the comforts of home. Consider the benefits of city life while enjoying beautiful apartment-style residences, numerous dining choices, convenient parking and transportation options, and safety provisions that will truly give you peace of mind.

High School Counselors

Welcome to Georgia State! We appreciate the important work you do to encourage, prepare and support your students as they journey through the college admissions process.

It is our hope to provide you and your students with the most current admissions requirements and information available for a smooth admissions process. Please know that we are here to assist you any time, and you can easily find the admissions counselor assigned to your region below. We look forward to working with you throughout the academic year as you assist students with their college plans.


The admissions process can be a daunting experience for students, and we appreciate all that you do to help your students along the way. To learn more about the admissions process to Georgia State and the steps to enroll, please visit these pages:

Financial Aid

A common concern among students is how to finance their education. The links below have useful information about tuition, financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Our Cost Calculator helps provide a realistic estimate of what a student can expect to pay each semester and year at Georgia State:


For information about the hospitality degree program, please contact the School of Hospitality at 404-413-7615 or »

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