Georgia Southern University

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General Information

Admission Office
PO Box 8024
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391
Fax: (912) 478-1156

Contact: Susan Davies
Director of Admission
Main Address
US Highway 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5611

Total undergrads: 15,490
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,131
Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,598
Graduate enrollment: 2,274

Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:


Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 50%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Pharmacology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hotel/Motel Management B
International Business B
Logistics/Materials Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B


Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology B
Construction/Building Technologies B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Engineering/Industrial Management B
Mechanical Engineering Technology B
Occupational Safety B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Modern languages B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Public Health Education B
Sports medicine B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Development Economics B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Georgia Southern University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (912) 478-5391
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460-8126
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 26,054
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 15,287 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,463
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,518
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,122

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Georgia Southern University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Georgia Southern University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 5921
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 42
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Education 1513182
Engineering 42
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 241
English Language and Literature/Letters 31
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 121
Health Professions and Related Programs 151084
History 111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1121
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 31
Psychology 1321
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 185
Visual and Performing Arts 182
Grand total 46292548

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Georgia Southern University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,463
Out-of-state $17,518
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,069
Out-of-state $21,982

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 3,861 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,607 85% $7,122
Student loan aid 2,351 56% $6,532

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 16,634 72% $6,347
Federal student loans 11,744 51% $6,336

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Georgia Southern University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Georgia Southern University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,858 5,508 8,350
Percent admitted 100% 58% 52%
Percent admitted who enrolled 31% 33% 29%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Georgia Southern University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 26,054
Undergraduate enrollment 22,715
Graduate enrollment 3,339

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Georgia Southern University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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