Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,556

$21,374

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,549
Declined 6,309
Total Received 13,858
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Public

22,715

undergraduate students

3,339

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 26,054
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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Savannah Hilton Head International

Georgia Southern University
1332 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA
30458

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Residence Hall Association
  • Campus Religious Ministries
  • Student Government Association
  • Club Sports and Recreation
  • Greek Life

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming Week
  • Finals Feast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
30%
500-599
60%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
65%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
59%
12-17
2%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,549
Declined 6,309
Total Received 13,858

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

91%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,950

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,464
Room & board $10,070
Additional fees $2,092
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $3,218
Total $22,044
Average Financial Aid - $4,950
Total with Avg. Aid $17,094

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Women's Studies
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

26,054

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

22,715
students

Female
56%
12,713

Male
44%
10,002

13%

3,339
students

Female
72%
2,395

Male
28%
944

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

19,156
students

Female
56%
10,684

Male
44%
8,472

16%

3,559
students

Female
58%
2,029

Male
42%
1,530

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

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

1,351

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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