Georgia Southwestern State University: Ranking & Review

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United States
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115245474
Top 33%

Georgia Southwestern State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%69%66%
Applicants1,279504775
Admissions863348515
Enrolled undergraduates452184268
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,0521,0292,023

1,766 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

849 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores318
Percent of students submitting SAT scores70%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
530
Math
505

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores166
Percent of students submitting ACT scores37%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
21
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
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 Southwestern State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,436$30,897
Off-campus$20,436$30,897
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,910 and other expenses per full academic year.

Georgia Southwestern State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 950 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,965$14,426
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,376$1,376
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$165$601
Tuition for Full-time graduates$3,420$13,590
Fees for full-time graduates$1,376$1,376
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$190$755

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services16615181
Education9089179
Health Professions and Related Programs521769
Psychology4242
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services151025
Social Sciences1616
Visual and Performing Arts1414
English Language and Literature & Letters88
History88
Biological and Biomedical Sciences55
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Physical Sciences33
Mathematics and Statistics11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Grand Total3420134557

A total of 423 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Georgia Southwestern State University.

At the master's level 134 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate25%21%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesGeorgia Southwestern
GSW
Founded1906
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff317
Instructional FTE130
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitegsw.edu
Address800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, Georgia, 31709-4693
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population17,000
Phone8778714594
Fax+1 (229) 931 5079

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