Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

Tuition & Fees

$6,480

$19,882

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
52%
400-499
31%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
44%
400-499
46%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
51%
12-17
34%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
50%
24-29
11%
18-23
63%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,040
Declined + 740
Total Received 1,780
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Public

2,498

undergraduate students

452

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Acouunting
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5250
ACT 0824

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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,950
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Americus, GA

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).

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 11% of male students
 
6 sororities 10% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
52%
400-499
31%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
44%
400-499
46%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
51%
12-17
34%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
50%
24-29
11%
18-23
63%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
July 21
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,040
Declined + 740
Total Received 1,780

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Essay

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Admissions Contact

Jonathan H. Scott
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
P: 800 338-0082
F: 229 931-2983
admissions@gsw.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Michael Leeder (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Christie Ward (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Peach Belt Conference
Mascot
Hurricanes
School colors
blue and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science/Wellness
Geology
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Resources Management
Information Technology
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle Grades Education
Music
Nursing
Physical Education/Health
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Special Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Acouunting
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Internships

2,950

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,498
students

Female
62%
1,552

Male
38%
946

15%

452
students

Female
86%
387

Male
14%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

1,648
students

Female
63%
1,037

Male
37%
611

35%

850
students

Female
61%
515

Male
39%
335

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
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

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: July 21

Spring: December 10

Summer: April 25

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Tyler Pennington
Admissions Counselor
800 338-0082
tyler.pennington@gsw.edu

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