Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,485

$17,539

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $6,386
Board $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

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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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rifle
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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, 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.
Administration of Special Education.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Engineering.
Applied Psychology.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Construction Engineering.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Development Economics and International Development.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
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.
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
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.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Rhetoric and Composition.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Technical and Scientific Communication.
Women's Studies.
Writing, General.
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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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