4,645
Students
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Savannah State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Savannah, GA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 20209
3219 College Street
Savannah, GA  31404
United States
Contact Mr. Descatur Potier
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs for Enrollment Services/Director of Admission
Email: potierd@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912-358-4014
Fax: 912-650-8009

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Technology Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Protective Services Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,950
Applied
2,438
Accepted
4,645
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

1,765
Females Applied
1,485
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,185
Males Applied
953
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.77
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 17 16 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

1,778
Full-time student fees
7,592
Room & board
3,700
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

Student Body

4,645
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.37%
Black or African American 82.45%
White or Caucasian 4.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 0.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 2.78%
Other 0.6%

Gender

Male (42.07%)
Female (57.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling Activities and Martin Luther King Observance Day

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Marching band, Wesleyan Gospel Choir, Residence Hall Association, Student Government Association and Tiger Ambassadors

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

220
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 191
Part-time - 29
Male - 109
Female - 111