Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$5,464

$16,186

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
540
25th
460
75th
23
25th
18
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,907
Declined 691
Total Received 2,598
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Public

3,012

undergraduate students

713

graduate students

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School Facts

Georgia Southwestern State University, founded in 1906, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration and Computing, Education, and Nursing and Health Sciences. Its 325-acre campus is located in Americus, 134 miles south of Atlanta.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,725
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

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325-acre campus in Americus (population: 15,400), 134 miles south of Atlanta. Major airport and train serve Atlanta; smaller airport serves Albany (38 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Georgia Southwestern State University
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA
31709

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
540
25th
460
75th
23
25th
18
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 21
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,907
Declined 691
Total Received 2,598

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 229 928-1378
F: 229 931-2061
finaid@gsw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Peach Belt Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
General Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Technology.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Long Term Care Administration/Management.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Acouunting
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Internships

3,725

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

3,012
students

Female
62%
1,878

Male
38%
1,134

19%

713
students

Female
85%
608

Male
15%
105

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

1,783
students

Female
62%
1,114

Male
38%
669

41%

1,229
students

Female
62%
764

Male
38%
465

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 21

Spring: December 10

Summer: April 25

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented India
Jamaica
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants

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