Georgia Southwestern State University Rankings

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In the World#4030 of 14178
In North America#1142 of 2629
In the United States#1069 of 2528
In Georgia#25 of 65
In Americus#1 of 1

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Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
2,498
Graduates
452
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
gsw.edu

Georgia Southwestern State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%62%57%
Applicants1,7835981,185
Admissions1,040368672
Freshmen enrolled full time382151231
Freshmen enrolled part time1046

964 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

812 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
309 or 79%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Georgia Southwestern State University are 940-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
166 or 42%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Georgia Southwestern State University are 17-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1755 (60%)
Black or African American729 (25%)
Nonresident Alien183 (6%)
Hispanic142 (5%)
Two or more races73 (2%)
Asian54 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown7 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,111
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,064$3,492
Tuition in-state$4,064$3,492
Tuition out-of-state$14,786$13,806
Fee in-district$1,436$1,436
Fee in-state$1,436$1,436
Fee out-of-state$1,436$1,436

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity950
Combined charge for room and board$8,280
Room charge$4,110
Meal charge$4,170

Georgia Southwestern State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse5353
Elementary Education and Teaching3767
Business Administration and Management, General6730
Accounting62
Psychology, General42
Special Education and Teaching, General622
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General25
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General23
Marketing & Marketing Management, General19
Computer Science104
Sociology10
Information Technology10
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9
English Language and Literature, General8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General8
Political Science and Government, General6
History, General6
Mathematics Teacher Education6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education6
Mathematics, General5
Music, General4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching4
General Studies3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General2
Geology & Earth Science, General2
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total428188
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate38%29%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
338
Citations
5,182

Publication count by topic

Psychology
89
Computer science
63
Mathematics
25
Medicine
23
Biology
19
Sociology
18
Engineering
14
History
13
Political science
12
Chemistry
11
Geology
11
Business
10
Philosophy
5
Economics
5
Geography
3
Art
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1671562
Political science2147136
Psychology22031,673
Computer science26591,103
Geology2667110
History27264
Philosophy30851
Mathematics3147399
Art31931
Medicine3627496
Engineering402583
Biology4163377
Business421034
Economics438114
Chemistry4686152
Geography49087

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990320
1991318
199234
199334
1994412
199523
199665
19971414
1998832
1999963
2000481
2001659
20021162
2003766
20049103
20059120
200611159
20078199
200817217
20098289
201014289
201115313
20127312
201310363
20147346
201511336
201612310
201721299
201812221
201919307
202018374

General info

Alternative namesGeorgia Southwestern
GSW
Founded1906
WikipediaGeorgia Southwestern State University
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff327
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, Georgia, 31709-4693
United States
City population17,000
Phone8778714594
Fax+1 (229) 931 5079

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