• Address: 1332 Southern Drive Statesboro, Georgia 30458

  • Phone Number: (912) 478-4636

  • Website: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/

About

Georgia Southern University is a public not-for-profit institution which was established in the year 1908. It is the largest and also the hub for higher education in South of Atlanta. The University offers around 141 programs at Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctoral levels.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 22:1.

  • The Georgia Southern University acceptance rate is 65% and its graduation rate is 51%.

  • The Georgia Southern University address is Statesboro, Georgia. 


Georgia Southern University Online

The University offers flexible online courses in Business, Education, and Healthcare. Students can earn a degree from anywhere in the world according to their own schedules.

  • The Georgia Southern University login provides the students with all the information regarding their course, assignments, attendance and other course-related resources.

  • The University has an innovative virtual classroom which provides the students the required information about their course materials, discussions and assignments.

  • With the help of student login and virtual classroom students from all over the world can have a real classroom experience and can access information regarding their course very easily. 


Georgia Southern University Schools

College of Arts and Humanities College of Business
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
College of Education College of Science and Mathematics
Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Georgia Southern University Reviews

Some of the available reviews by the students are

  • The professors are easily available if you need extra assistance.
  • Students are given a space to interact with each other.

  • There are different clubs and activities to facilitate your interests. 

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Statesboro, Georgia

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001572

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE, ABET

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The University also has Programmatic Accreditation and some of them are as follows

  • The Cardiovascular Technology and the Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

  • The Construction Management accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

  • The Art History, Studio Arts, Theatre, 2-D Studio Art, 3-D Studio Art programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design Commission on Accreditation (NASADCA).

  • Initial teacher preparations and Advanced Preparation Levels accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

  • The Didactic Program in Dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in  Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

Campus Life

The Housing and Dorms is an auxiliary enterprise which provides all the facilities needed for a student so that they can engage in the life of the University and help support the academic mission of the University.

 The Georgia Southern University Bookstore has various books and the students can purchase them online. The college website also has a section for FAQs where students can clear their queries regarding the bookstore.

 The Georgia Southern University Football is applicable for both men and women. There are clubs for different sports in which students can register and learn whichever sport they wish to.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 22: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 81 % Part Time: 59 %
Total Population 20,673
Student Population Full Time: 17,122 Part Time: 3,551
Gender Division Male: 47 % Female: 53 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 45 %

The College Monk

Female: 58 %

Total Graduation Rate: 51 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Georgia Southern University offers 51 online programs across 11 Majors

Nursing

Offering 3 programs accross 3 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 19 programs accross 4 degrees

Health Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 7 programs accross 3 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Engineering

Offering 14 programs accross 2 degrees

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Safety

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Georgia Southern University Acceptance Rate is 65%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $30
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 9,834
Total Applicants Admitted 6,348
Applicants Enrolled 3,600
Full time Applicants Enrolled 3,560
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 40
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Georgia Southern University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 2,163
Number of students submitting ACT scores 2,146
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 60%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 60%
SAT Math 555 average 520 - 590 range
SAT Critical Reading 550 average 510 - 590 range
SAT Writing 525 average 480 - 570 range
ACT Composite 23 average 21 - 25 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The students are provided with financial assistance opportunities to fund their education which are scholarships, grants, loans or work-study on the basis of the student’s eligibility. The students can apply for financial aid by filling in the FAFSA forms with the correct federal school code. The Georgia Southern University federal school code is 001572.

The financial aids which do not have to be repaid are the scholarships and grants. These are awarded on the basis of a student’s academic and non-academic performances and also their financial status. Loans and aids are supposed to be paid back after the completion of the course.

  • Federal Aid includes Federal Grants such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Iraq & Afghanistan Service Grant, and Federal Loans Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, Federal Perkins Loans, Federal work-study.

  • Institutional Aid is provided by the University which includes Honors Program Scholarship, University Honors Program Scholarship, On-Campus Housing Award, Cone Scholarship.

  • Military Aid such as Post 9/11 Gl Bill, Tuition Assistance

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,548 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $600 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $372 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2018
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $4,571 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $7,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $5,072 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $2,000 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $1,044 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Public Safety Memorial Grant $18,000 Georgia resident. Prison guards who have been permanently disabled. Varies
State Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Georgia Student Access Loan (SAL) $8,000 Georgia Residents. Undergraduate. Varies

Data Source: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Honors Program Scholarship Varies Demonstrate academic Achievement. Varies
University Honors Program Scholarship $2,000 Demonstrate academic Achievement. Varies
On-Campus Housing Award Varies Fresher. Demonstrate Academic achievement. Varies
Cone Scholarship $2,000 Fresher. Demonstrate Academic achievement. Varies

Data Source: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $4,653 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance $2,638 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $13,584
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,481
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,088
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,585
Over $110,000 $19,316

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 37% $4,371
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 80% $6,351
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 37% $4,571
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 13% $3,796
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $6,255
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 58% $5,072
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 16,121
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 490 $4,724
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 448 $4,653
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 42 $5,484

Data Source: http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

FAQ's

  Do you offer online courses?

Yes, Georgia Southern University offers 51 online programs across 11 majors.

  What is the application cost of the GSU?

The application cost of the GSU is $30 for undergraduates and $50 for graduates.

  Is DSU offered any nursing programs?

Yes, Georgia University offers 3 programs across 3 degrees which are Bachelor of Science in Nursing - (RN to BSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science in Nursing - Chronic Care Management.

  What are the admission requirements for the GSU?

The admission requirements for the GSU is given below,

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of a college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)

  What is the graduation rate of the GSU?

The graduation rate of the GSU is 51%.

  Is Georgia Southern a Division 1 college?

Georgia Southern's athletic teams are known as the Eagles and compete in NCAA Division I FBS as a member of the Sun Belt Conference.

  What is the SAT score required to get into GSU?

The SAT score required to get into GSU is 1010 on the scale of 1600.

  What is the address of the GSU?

The Georgia University is located in 1332 Southern Drive Statesboro, Georgia 30458.

  What is the Georgia University enrollment?

The total enrollment of Georgia University is 20,673.

  Is Georgia University accredited?

Yes, Georgia University accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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