Savannah State University

Savannah, GA

Savannah State University

Savannah, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,918

$20,320

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
3%
18-23
42%
12-17
54%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

57%

female

21.2

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,438
Declined 512
Total Received 2,950
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Public

4,082

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Savannah State University, founded in 1890, is a public, multipurpose, historically black university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, and the School of Teacher Education. Its 165-acre campus is located in Savannah.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,077
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

165-acre, suburban campus in Savannah (population: 146,444). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Savannah Hilton Head International

Savannah State University
3219 College Street
Savannah, GA
31404

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Marching band
  • Wesleyan Gospel Choir
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Student Government Association
  • Tiger Ambassadors

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling Activities
  • Martin Luther King Observance Day
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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
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
3%
18-23
42%
12-17
54%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline July 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.77

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,438
Declined 512
Total Received 2,950

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

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
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,402

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,080
Room & board $10,616
Additional fees $1,838
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $1,000
Total $20,134
Average Financial Aid - $5,402
Total with Avg. Aid $14,732
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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
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Developmental and Child Psychology
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Political Science and Government, General
Social Work
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

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

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

4,077

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,082
students

Female
57%
2,345

Male
38%
1,550

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

3,319
students

Female
61%
2,006

Male
39%
1,313

15%

576
students

Female
59%
339

Male
41%
237

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 8%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
80%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

216

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 yes
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: July 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

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
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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