Georgia Southern University

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School Overview

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

www.georgiasouthern.edu

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

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

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

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

Education

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

Engineering

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

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

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

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
Website:www.georgiasouthern.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/requirements/
Address:Brannen Hall, Room 2015, 2670 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460-8126
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:20,673
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:14,634 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,273
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,847
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,351

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Georgia Southern University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1921
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education95132
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields241
English Language and Literature/Letters31
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs2342
History111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies32
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences31
Psychology1121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences172
Visual and Performing Arts172
Grand total1966366

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education69
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Grand total83151

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,273
Out-of-state$16,847
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,728
Out-of-state$28,610

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3,07189%
Grant or scholarship aid2,74480%$6,351
Student loan aid2,04759%$6,255

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid12,10867%$5,730
Federal student loans10,86360%$5,784

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants9,8344,3795,455
Percent admitted100%68%62%
Percent admitted who enrolled37%40%34%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment20,673
Undergraduate enrollment18,005
Graduate enrollment2,668

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
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHB) - 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

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