Skip to Main Content
Georgia Southwestern State University
blue checkmark
  • 4 Year
  • AMERICUS, GA

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 C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

Georgia Southwestern is a public university located in Americus, Georgia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,683 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Georgia Southwestern acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Accounting, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 36% of students, Georgia Southwestern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,400.

About

800 GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY DR.
AMERICUS, GA 31709
About Georgia Southwestern...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference

Georgia Southwestern State University Rankings

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

GSW Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
July 21
SAT Range
940-1110
ACT Range
19-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

Cost

Net Price
$12,053 / 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
$7,984 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,683 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
951
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Hopeful for a bright future(at least I am)
    56%
  • Just trying to get through and out of here.
    33%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Work hard, play hard!
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 39 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • They are devoted to each student's success
    73%
  • A let down.
    9%
  • Fast-paced
    5%
  • More focus on STEM departments.
    5%
  • Strict
    5%
  • They help you get involved with the other freshman
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

Similar Colleges

Colleges like Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University Reviews

Rating 3.5 out of 5  441 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Georgia Southwestern State University
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

Add to List