Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,485

$17,539

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,727
Declined 1,523
Total Received 17,250
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Public

26,067

undergraduate students

4,164

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Georgia Southern University, founded in 1906, a public Carnegie Doctoral-Research university. Its 900-acre campus is located in Statesboro, GA, 50 miles from Savannah and 208 miles from Atlanta. Branch campuses in Savannah, and Hinesville.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,231
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

900-acre campus in Statesboro (population: 31,379), 50 miles from Savannah, two hours from Florida, and approximately three hours from metropolitan Atlanta. Served by bus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Georgia Southern University
1332 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA
30458

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
503
75th
570
25th
490
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (waived with SAT Reasoning, ACT, or NACAC waivers)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,727
Declined 1,523
Total Received 17,250

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,278

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,371
Housing $6,386
Food $3,750
Additional fees $2,114
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,821
Average Financial Aid - $6,278
Total with Avg. Aid $11,543

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $49,467,164
State $34,216,959
Institutional $2,574,943
Other external $2,003,156
Total $88,262,222

Non-need-based

Federal
State $17,984,044
Institutional $1,239,398
Other external $768,192
Total $19,991,634

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 912 478-5413
F: 912 478-7418
finaid@georgiasouthern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Rifle yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, archery, baseball, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, cheerleading, climbing, cricket, cross-country, cycling, dance, disc golf, equestrian sports, fencing, football, golf, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, quidditch, riflery, rugby, shooting sports, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, archery, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, cheerleading, climbing, cricket, cross-country, cycling, dance, disc golf, equestrian sports, fencing, football, golf, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, quidditch, riflery, rugby, shooting sports, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, basketball, bowling, football, golf, scuba diving, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference (Division I, Football FBS), Southern Conference (Division I, Women's Riflery), Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (Division I, Women's Swimming and Diving)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Administration of Special Education. yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Applied Economics. yes
Applied Engineering. yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Criminology. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Manufacturing Engineering. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Technical and Scientific Communication. yes
Women's Studies. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

30,231

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

26,067
students

Female
56%
14,591

Male
44%
11,476

14%

4,164
students

Female
71%
2,946

Male
29%
1,218

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

20,409
students

Female
56%
11,346

Male
44%
9,063

22%

5,658
students

Female
57%
3,245

Male
43%
2,413

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented Colombia
Honduras
Mexico
Nigeria
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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