Georgia Southern University: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

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 Services8689162859
Education17835444576
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies30375378
Health Professions and Related Programs2006113274
Psychology162489219
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities206206
Biological and Biomedical Sciences18211193
Engineering185185
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1754179
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences160160
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs149149
Social Sciences11922141
Visual and Performing Arts1008108
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service103103
Physical Sciences8911100
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields583088
English Language and Literature & Letters66672
History451257
Mathematics and Statistics291140
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics19827
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1414
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services77
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
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 population40,000
Phone9124785391
Fax+1 (912) 478 1156

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