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Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

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Georgia Southwestern State University

Overview

Georgia Southwestern State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Americus, GA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA  31709-4693
United States
Contact Mr. David Jenkins
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@gsw.edu
Phone: 229-928-1273
Fax: 229-931-2983

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,279
Applied
863
Accepted
2,606
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

775
Females Applied
515
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

504
Males Applied
348
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.25
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: College preparatory curriculum

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 21st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 21st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 531 490 570
SAT Math 512 470 540
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,956
In-state
18,032
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,380
Full-time student fees
8,120
Room & board
4,070
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

9,680
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,015
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,886
Avg. Loan Aid
2,083
Avg. Grant Aid
4,700
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,606
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.65%
Black or African American 26.32%
White or Caucasian 62.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 1.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 2.08%
Other 0.25%

Gender

Male (36.95%)
Female (63.05%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Student Appreciation Day and Taste of the World

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National sororities and fraternities, African Student Association, Enactus, Outdoor Club and International Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

166
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 47
Male - 69
Female - 97
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