A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B
Georgia Southern University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Address
Brannen Hall, Room 2015, 2670 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA 30460

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
SAT Scores Range
1030-1180
ACT Scores Range
22-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Georgia Southern University

Cost

Net Price
$16,032/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,714/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,848/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,109/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,817/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,101/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
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.225 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.225 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
15,844Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 129 responses
Report
  • Balancing school and social lives
    33%
  • All of the above
    20%
  • Small-scale big feel research univesity
    16%
  • Work and Play somehow some way
    12%
  • Having a good time
    9%
  • Hardworking
    5%
  • Plays hard, works harder
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.266 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.327 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 137 responses
Report
  • Dedicated to students
    28%
  • Hail Southern
    21%
  • Large scale, small feel
    17%
  • True Blue
    12%
  • Here to further your educatuon
    10%
  • A lot of hands-on experience
    7%
  • Here to further education and keep it fun
    3%

After Georgia Southern University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.154 responses
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Georgia Southern University Reviews

3,523 reviews
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I am African American and I sort of went into Georgia Southern expecting to see a lot of racism from what I've heard. However I love this school! Everyone here is always so super nice to me and I made friends quicker than I expected, since I am sort of an introvert. Everyone has so much hospitality at this school and in this city as a whole that it's head spinning. They also have many activities you can participate in including the equestrian team and archery team, which I joined. It's an awesome diverse place really!
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Georgia Southern is a great university in my opinion. It offers many opportunities to get out and get fit. Plus, the learning experience is very different from high school. I hated US History, but one of the professors made me love learning about something core to my major once again! The staff and professors care about the students and dedicate themselves to us, so it feels more like a personalized education rather than the drill-and-test regime enacted in public school.
Overall my experience with Georgia Southern has been extremely positive and motivating. Every member apart of the school's staff in which I have come in contact with has treated me with respect and kindness. The application process was the fastest yet. I applied to over four schools and Southern was the quickest to respond. The application process was also easy and directed you to helpful counselors if you needed any guidance. I would recommend Georgia Southern to anyone!