Savannah State University: Ranking & Review

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Top 32%

Savannah State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%60%53%
Applicants4,4591,5952,864
Admissions2,4869551,531
Enrolled undergraduates869370499
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,4291,7372,692

966 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

143 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores594
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
475
Math
460

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores441
Percent of students submitting ACT scores51%
ACT Composite
17
ACT English
16
ACT Math
17

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
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

Savannah State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$16,999$27,460
Off-campus$17,159$27,620
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,592 and other expenses per full academic year.

Savannah State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,757 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$1,778$1,778
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$165$601
Tuition for Full-time graduates$3,528$13,068
Fees for full-time graduates$1,778$1,778
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$196$726

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services10517122
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1174792
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs8383
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7979
Public Administration and Social Service Professions244872
Social Sciences45348
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4545
Psychology3232
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1616
Mathematics and Statistics1616
Physical Sciences1414
Visual and Performing Arts1414
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1111
English Language and Literature & Letters1010
History1010
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Grand Total1158075666

A total of 591 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Savannah State University.

At the master's level 75 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate28%24%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 58%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesSSU
Founded1890
MottoLight and Truth
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsburnt orange, reflex blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff660
Instructional FTE228
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesavannahstate.edu
Address3219 College Street
Savannah, Georgia, 31404-5310
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population146,000
Phone9123584778
Fax+1 (912) 356 2998

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