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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 PO Box 8024
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Mrs. Christy Rikard
Interim Director
Email: admissions@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-5391
Fax: 912-478-7240

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management 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
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies 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
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,522
Applied
7,797
Accepted
23,134
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

6,687
Females Applied
4,356
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,835
Males Applied
3,441
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
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 August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 540 610
SAT Math 559 520 590
ACT Composite 23 21 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,330
In-state
18,812
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,092
Full-time student fees
10,070
Room & board
6,320
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

10,873
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,154
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,640
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,435
Avg. Loan Aid
1,907
Avg. Grant Aid
7,680
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
57%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,134
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.77%
Black or African American 25.29%
White or Caucasian 59.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.37%
Asian 2.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.77%
Other 0.55%

Gender

Male (45.39%)
Female (54.61%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Homecoming Week and Finals Feast

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
More
https://students.georgiasouthern.edu/greeklife/
Most popular organizations:
Residence Hall Association, Campus Religious Ministries, Student Government Association, Club Sports and Recreation and Greek Life

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

1,387
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,111
Part-time - 276
Male - 636
Female - 751