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Savannah State University
  • 4 Year
  • SAVANNAH, GA

Report Card

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

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Savannah State is a public university located in Savannah, Georgia. As a historically black college, Savannah State has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,972 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Savannah State acceptance rate is 33%. Popular majors include Biology, Journalism, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 29% of students, Savannah State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,600.

About

3219 COLLEGE STREET
SAVANNAH, GA 31404
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Savannah State University Rankings

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Savannah State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
33%
Application Deadline
June 30
SAT Range
900-1030
ACT Range
16-19
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$9,557 / 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
$9,500 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 87 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 90 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 89 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,972 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
510
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
78%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 57 responses
  • Turnup!
    39%
  • Determined
    25%
  • Chill.
    23%
  • Helpful
    7%
  • All of the above
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 109 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 130 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
  • We can get anywhere from here.
    57%
  • Not the best but its all in what you make of it.
    16%
  • Illustrious
    13%
  • Tell them we are Rising.
    6%
  • Exceeds beyond the expectations
    3%
  • Needs improvement
    3%
  • Home away from home
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 66 responses

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