GSTEP – Admissions

The Admissions GSTEP evaluates the English language proficiency of students whose native language is not English. GSTEP scores can be used to meet the admissions requirements for English language proficiency at Georgia State University. For more information, please follow this link.

GSTEP scores are also accepted by many other colleges and universities in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Students applying to schools other than GSU should check with that school’s admissions office to find out if they accept GSTEP scores. Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) accepts GSTEP scores for admissions purposes. For more information, please contact their office of International Student Admissions and Advising.

The Admissions GSTEP is given several times per academic semester by the Department of Applied Linguistics at Georgia State University. Test dates are listed on our testing calendar.

How do I register for the test?

Registration for the Admissions GSTEP is done online. You can do this from a computer of your own or in person at our office. The cost for the test is $75.00 USD, and payment must be done with a credit or debit card. Your test registration form and payment must be received two weeks before the test date. Space for each test is limited.

Online: Visit this link to register online for the test.

In person: Register in person at the Department of Applied Linguistics & ESL (15th floor, 25 Park Place). The office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How do I get my test scores?

Test scores are sent out two weeks after each test. You will receive an unofficial copy of your test scores at the address you provided during registration. Your scores will also be sent to up to three colleges or universities. We cannot give out scores by email or by phone. If you have any questions about your test scores, please contact the Testing Coordinator.

If you have already taken the test and want to send your scores to another college university, complete the additional score report request form at this link, or you can fill out the form in person at our office. Additional score reports are $5.00 each. Payment must be made by credit or debit card. GSTEP scores are valid for two years after the test date. We cannot send out scores if you took the test more than two years ago.

Testing Coordinator: 404-413-5200