Tuition & Fees

$6,616

$19,435

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,438
Declined + 512
Total Received 2,950
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Public

4,645

undergraduate students

155

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Mass Communications
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 5609
ACT 0858

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
60%
300-399
27%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
57%
300-399
30%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
35%
12-17
60%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
30%
12-17
66%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
42%
12-17
54%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Savannah State, founded in 1890, is a public, multipurpose, historically black university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Science and Technology. Its 165-acre campus is located in Savannah.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,800
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Savannah, GA

165-acre, suburban campus in Savannah (population: 142,772). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Savannah State University
3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
60%
300-399
27%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
57%
300-399
30%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
35%
12-17
60%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
30%
12-17
66%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
42%
12-17
54%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,438
Declined + 512
Total Received 2,950

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Descatur Potier
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs/Enrollment Services
P: 800 788-0478
admissions@savannahstate.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,544,361
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,838,964
Institutional $132,587
Other external $999,853
Total $3,971,404

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
reflex blue and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Aquarium Science
Behavior Analysis
Biology
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Chemistry
Civil Engineering Technology
Computer Science Technology
Criminal Justice
Education
Electronics Engineering Technology
Engineering Studies
English Literature/Language
Environmental Science
Forensic Science
General Science/Technology
General Studies
Global Logistics/International Business
Health Science
History
Homeland Security
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology
Urban Studies
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

97%

4,645
students

Female
58%
2,691

Male
42%
1,954

Graduate

3%

155
students

Female
77%
120

Male
23%
35

undergraduateFull-time

87%

4,062
students

Female
59%
2,365

Male
41%
1,697

undergraduatePart-time

13%

583
students

Female
56%
326

Male
44%
257

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
82%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: one week after first day of class

Spring: one week after first day of class

Summer: one week after first day of class

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Canada
Liberia
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
Zimbabwe
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants International student center

International Student Contact

Joline Keevy
Assistant Director, International Education Center
912 358-4147
keevyj@savannahstate.edu

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