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Georgia Southern University
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  • 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 minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  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 minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Georgia Southern is a public university located in Statesboro, Georgia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 19,453 undergraduate students. The Georgia Southern acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Nursing, Biology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 54% 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

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Georgia Southern University Rankings

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Georgia Southern Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1170
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,463 / 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
$7,367 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
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
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 259 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 259 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    71%
  • On Campus
    21%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
19,453 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,016
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 163 responses
  • Balancing school and social lives
    29%
  • All of the above
    24%
  • Small-scale big feel research univesity
    13%
  • Work and Play somehow some way
    12%
  • Having a good time
    9%
  • Hardworking
    4%
  • A mix of everything
    4%

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. 300 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 361 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 170 responses
  • Hail Southern
    25%
  • Dedicated to students
    24%
  • Large scale, small feel
    18%
  • True Blue
    9%
  • Here to further your educatuon
    9%
  • A lot of hands-on experience
    6%
  • 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
54%
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

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