Skip to Main Content
Georgia Southern University
blue checkmark
  • 4 Year
  • STATESBORO, GA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

As we manage the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, Georgia Southern’s primary goal is to protect students, faculty, staff, and the community. While always continuing to adhere to direction from the CDC and the Georgia Department of Public Health, we strive to keep our community fully engaged in classroom, laboratory, clinical, experiential, extramural, and co-curricular environments. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

Georgia Southern is an above-average public university located in Statesboro, Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 19,172 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Georgia Southern acceptance rate is 54%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Biology. Graduating 50% of students, Georgia Southern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,700.

About

1332 SOUTHERN DRIVE
STATESBORO, GA 30460
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

Branch Campuses

  • sort list below by grade active
  • sort list below alphabetically disabled

Georgia Southern University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Georgia Southern Admissions

Acceptance Rate
54%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1050-1200
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

Cost

Net Price
$15,374 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,122 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 222 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 255 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 255 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
19,172 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,543
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 159 responses
  • Balancing school and social lives
    30%
  • All of the above
    24%
  • Small-scale big feel research univesity
    14%
  • Work and Play somehow some way
    13%
  • Having a good time
    9%
  • Hardworking
    4%
  • A mix of everything
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 296 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 357 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 167 responses
  • Dedicated to students
    25%
  • Hail Southern
    25%
  • Large scale, small feel
    17%
  • True Blue
    10%
  • Here to further your educatuon
    9%
  • A lot of hands-on experience
    7%
  • Here to further education and keep it fun
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 154 responses

Similar Colleges

Colleges like Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University Reviews

Rating 3.79 out of 5  3,975 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Georgia Southern University
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

Add to List