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Tuition & Fees

$6,890

$19,022

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
22

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,284
Declined + 2,918
Total Received 9,202
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Public

17,759

undergraduate students

2,659

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science/physiology Study
  2. Biology/general
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 5253
ACT 0830

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
44%
500-599
51%
400-499
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
67%
400-499
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
51%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
52%
12-17
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
40%
18-23
50%
12-17
6%
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
53%
12-17
1%
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School Facts

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 20,418
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: 31,419), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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

Greek Life

 
48 fraternities 13% of male students
 
12 sororities 20% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
44%
500-599
51%
400-499
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
67%
400-499
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
51%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
52%
12-17
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
40%
18-23
50%
12-17
6%
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
53%
12-17
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

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,284
Declined + 2,918
Total Received 9,202

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

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,798
Room $5,900
Board $3,750
Additional fees $2,092
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,740
Average Financial Aid - $10,410
Total with Avg. Aid $7,330

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,410

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $30,052,361
State $24,837,976
Institutional $1,190,462
Other external $1,427,082
Total $57,507,881

Non-need-based

Federal
State $14,239,906
Institutional $901,410
Other external $554,041
Total $15,695,357

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference (Division I, Football FBS)
Mascot
Eagles, GUS (juvenile)
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Applied Engineering
Applied Physical Science
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Family Development
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication Arts
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling Education
Curriculum Studies
Curriculum and Instruction/Accomplished Teaching
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
English
English Education
Exercise Science
Fashion Merchandising/Apparel Design
Finance
General Studies
Geography
Geology
Graphic Communications Management
Graphic Design
Health Education/Promotion
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education
History
Information Technology
Instructional Technology
Interior Design
International Studies
International Trade
Journalism
Justice Studies
Kinesiology
Logistics/Intermodal Transportation
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle Grades Education
Modern Languages
Multimedia Communication
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Food Science
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations/Organizational Communications
Reading Education
Recreation
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Teaching Fields in Secondary Education
Theatre
WebBSIT
WebMAcc
WebMBA
Writing/Linguistics
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Undergraduate

87%

17,759
students

Female
50%
8,955

Male
50%
8,804

Graduate

13%

2,659
students

Female
67%
1,786

Male
33%
873

undergraduateFull-time

88%

15,755
students

Female
51%
7,964

Male
49%
7,791

undergraduatePart-time

12%

2,004
students

Female
50%
991

Male
50%
1,013

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Burkina Faso
Colombia
Honduras
Nigeria
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Danielle Smith
Director
912 478-0332

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