Tuition & Fees

$7,422

$20,904

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,797
Declined + 3,725
Total Received 11,522
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Public

23,134

undergraduate students

3,274

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 5253
ACT 0830

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 26,408
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Statesboro, GA

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.

Georgia Southern University
1332 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA 30458

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned 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
18%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
59%
400-499
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
66%
400-499
10%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
51%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
5%
18-23
26%
12-17
56%
6-11
5%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
32%
12-17
50%
6-11
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
5%
18-23
32%
12-17
58%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(waived with SAT Reasoning, ACT, or NACAC waivers)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,797
Declined + 3,725
Total Received 11,522

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
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

Christy Rickard
Director of Admissions
P: 912 478-5391
F: 912 478-7240
admissions@georgiasouthern.edu

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,873

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,330
Room $6,320
Board $3,750
Additional fees $2,092
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $18,692
Average Financial Aid - $10,873
Total with Avg. Aid $7,819

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $34,211,273
State $25,573,876
Institutional $1,381,917
Other external $1,659,424
Total $62,826,490

Non-need-based

Federal
State $14,538,565
Institutional $973,868
Other external $587,938
Total $16,100,371

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 912 478-5413
F: 912 478-0573
finaid@georgiasouthern.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tracey Mingo
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@georgiasouthern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
riflery
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

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, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Tom Kleinlein (men's)
Athletic Director
email

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)
Mascot
Eagles, GUS (juvenile)
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Applied Engineering
Applied Geography
Applied Physical Science
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Child/Family Development
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication Arts
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Core Curriculum
Counseling Education
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Curriculum Studies
Curriculum and Instruction/Accomplished Teaching
Cyber Security
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Evaluation/Assessment/Research/Learning
Exercise Science
Fashion Merchandising/Apparel Design
Finance
French
Geography
Geology
Graphic Communications Management
Graphic Design
Health Education/Promotion
Health Science
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education Administration
History
Information Systems
Information Technology
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Studies
International Trade
Kinesiology
Law/Society
Logistics/Intermodal Transportation
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Middle Grades Education
Modern Languages
Multimedia Film/Production
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Food Science
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Political Science
Professional Communication/Leadership
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations/Organizational Communications
Radiologic Science
Reading Education
Recreation
Recreation Administration
Rehabilitation Sciences
Respiratory Therapy
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Teaching Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Students
Teaching Fields in Secondary Education
Theatre
Visual Arts
WebMAcc
WebMBA
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Writing/Linguistics
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering

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

26,408

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

23,134
students

Female
55%
12,634

Male
45%
10,500

12%

3,274
students

Female
69%
2,263

Male
31%
1,011

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

19,483
students

Female
55%
10,587

Male
45%
8,896

16%

3,651
students

Female
57%
2,047

Male
43%
1,604

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Honduras
Mexico
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
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

International Student Contact

Ron Jones
Assistant Director of International Admissions
912 478-5836

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