68%

Acceptance Rate

$6,854

Avg.Financial Aid

001572

FAFSA Code

About Georgia Southern University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

26,408

Website

www.georgiasouthern.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1332 Southern Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9124785391
Fax: 9124781156
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Georgia Southern University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

68%

SAT Range

1060 - 1200

ACT Range

21 - 25

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at GSU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $30. The SAT score in the range of 1050-1200 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 20 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Georgia Southern University is 22. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8126. They can also call them at (912) 478-5391.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,435

Average Annual Cost

$4,264

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,092

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,650

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,808

Total One Year Cost

$23,014

Before applying to GSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $28,172 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

44%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,041

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

298 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

248 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

206 Graduates

Biology, General

182 Graduates

Psychology, General

163 Graduates

Marketing

155 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

138 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

126 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

119 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

114 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

113 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

109 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

103 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

86 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

78 Graduates

Public Health

70 Graduates

Chemistry

69 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

62 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

58 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

55 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

51 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

48 Graduates

Political Science and Government

48 Graduates

History

47 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

43 Graduates

Journalism

41 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

41 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

39 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

35 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

31 Graduates

Civil Engineering

31 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

30 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

27 Graduates

Sociology

25 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

24 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

23 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

19 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

15 Graduates

International Business

10 Graduates

Economics

8 Graduates

Music

8 Graduates

Graphic Communications

7 Graduates

Anthropology

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

4 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

3 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

23,130

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

1% Unknown

25% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

93%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,773 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

27%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,750/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,750/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagles, GUS (juvenile)

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sun Belt Conference

Total Male Athletes

227

Total Female Athletes

161

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

67

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,030 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,000

$28,032

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$145 - 291

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,854

Students Receiving Federal Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,724

Students Receiving State Aid

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,543

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,056

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,944

$30K - $48K

$7,849

$48K - $75K

$5,269

$75K - $110K

$3,704

> $110K

$3,488

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,910,443

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$16,100,371

In case the students at Georgia Southern University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,950, whereas the financial aid is $5,750. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,783, while the institutional aid is $5,750. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at GSU based on students' financial needs add up to $2,910,443 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $16,100,371.

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