Georgia Southwestern State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA 31709-9957
(229) 928-1273
(800) 338-0082
Fax: (229) 931-2059

Contact: Gaye Hayes
Dean of Students & Admissions Services
Main Address
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(800) 338-0082

www.gsw.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,420
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 478
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,368
Graduate enrollment: 297

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

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Computer Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

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 Southwestern State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (877) 871-4594
Website: https://gsw.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://gafutures.xap.com/applications/usg/usg_common_app_short/introduction.asp?application_id=3404
Address: 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, GA 31709-4693
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,907
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 32%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,142 (39% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,381
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,842
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,284

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

Georgia Southwestern State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Georgia Southwestern State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 121
Education 244
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 111
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 8268

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Georgia Southwestern State 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 2018-2019
In-state $5,381
Out-of-state $15,842
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $4,836
Out-of-state $15,006

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 418 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 384 86% $7,284
Student loan aid 259 58% $5,389

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,689 65% $6,408
Federal student loans 1,314 50% $6,192

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Georgia Southwestern State 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 Southwestern State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,283 479 804
Percent admitted 100% 66% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 32% 31% 33%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 Southwestern State University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,907
Undergraduate enrollment 2,467
Graduate enrollment 440

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 Southwestern State University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • 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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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