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Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

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Overview

Georgia Southern University is a University institution located in Statesboro, GA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address P.O. Box 8024
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Amy Clines
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-5391
Fax: 912-478-7240

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
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Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,701
Applied
16,933
Accepted
23,542
Enrolled
91%
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Female Admissions

11,402
Females Applied
10,512
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,273
Males Applied
6,397
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 510 610
SAT Math 535 490 590
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,463
In-state
19,282
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,534
Full-time student fees
10,510
Room & board
6,660
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,238
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,640
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,490
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,059
Avg. Loan Aid
1,584
Avg. Grant Aid
8,715
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,542
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.6%
Black or African American 27.46%
White or Caucasian 56.72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 2.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 3.79%
Other 0.71%

Gender

Male (42.1%)
Female (57.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Eagle Expo Career Fair and Eagle Experience

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Delta, Chi Omega, Campus Crusade for Christ and Alpha Delta Pi

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Bicycle and Property Registration, Operation Identification, Vehicle Jumpstarts, Vehicle Unlock

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,213
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 997
Part-time - 216
Male - 548
Female - 665
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