Georgia Southern University: Ranking & Review

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Statesboro Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 293 962
Top 6%

Georgia Southern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%71%66%
Applicants9,2024,1395,063
Admissions6,2842,9413,343
Enrolled undergraduates3,5081,7171,791
Enrolled total (including graduate students)20,4189,67710,741

6,371 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,940 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,272
Percent of students submitting SAT scores65%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,986
Percent of students submitting ACT scores57%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

Georgia Southern University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $22,860 $33,646
Off-campus $22,860 $33,646
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,650 and other expenses per full academic year.

Georgia Southern University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,950 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $4,264 $15,050
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,092 $2,092
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $178 $627
Tuition for Full-time graduates $6,636 $26,518
Fees for full-time graduates $2,092 $2,092
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $277 $1,105

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8 689 162 859
Education 178 354 44 576
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 303 75 378
Health Professions and Related Programs 200 61 13 274
Psychology 162 48 9 219
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 206 206
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 182 11 193
Engineering 185 185
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 175 4 179
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 160 160
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 149 149
Social Sciences 119 22 141
Visual and Performing Arts 100 8 108
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 103 103
Physical Sciences 89 11 100
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 58 30 88
English Language and Literature & Letters 66 6 72
History 45 12 57
Mathematics and Statistics 29 11 40
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 19 8 27
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 14 14
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 7 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Grand Total83,228837664,139

A total of 3,236 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Georgia Southern University.

At the master's and doctor's level 903 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%44%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

General info

Alternative namesGSU
Founded1906
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,717
Instructional FTE844
Research FTE24
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.georgiasouthern.edu
AddressBrannen Hall, Room 2015, 2670 Southern Drive
Statesboro, Georgia, 30460-8126
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone9124785391
Fax+1 (912) 478 1156

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