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Georgia Southern University

1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA

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Georgia Southern University provides a variety of program options for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Statesboro, GA and publically funded. Georgia Southern University has an enrollment of around 20,500 annually, which places it among the biggest universities in the state.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Georgia Southern University offers:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Most common exam scores among applicants accepted to Georgia Southern University are in the range of 21 to 25 on the ACT, or 1500 to 1740 on the SAT. This school has an acceptance rate of around 56% of which only 66% decided to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The tuition at Georgia Southern University varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay approximately $6,100 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $17,000 per year. The cost of on-campus housing is around $6,000 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The Georgia Southern University Eagles participate in a number of athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

Contact information, tuition information, programs, and much more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.georgiasouthern.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Georgia Southern University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Georgia Southern University is around 20,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 17% enrolling as graduate students and 88% as undergraduate students.

$16,400

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $16,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $4,200-$5,000
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,710
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $170-$210 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $620-$740 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships80%$6,008
Receiving Student Loans60%$6,237
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Georgia Southern University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

Georgia Southern University has an overall graduation rate which is around 50%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years26%
Graduating in 5 Years19%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Coordinated Dietetics Program
  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Master's in Public Health (M.P.H.) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Georgia Southern University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Basketball (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Track and Field (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Football (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Georgia Southern University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
60.23%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
58

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,508