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Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
26,408
Georgia Southern University overview
Location Statesboro, Georgia
Online georgiasouthern.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Georgia Southern University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Statesboro, Georgia, Georgia Southern University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,858 prospective students applied, and 7,549 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,253 enrolled in the school.  20,843 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,565 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,371 plus fees of $2,092. GS is ranked 724 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

GS is rated within the lower 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Georgia Southern University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Georgia Southern University overview
SAT 1050/1200
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.24
Applications Accepted
54.5% 
Georgia Southern University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$4,371
In State Costs for Georgia Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,092
Room and Board $10,030
Budget for Other Expenses$5,804
Total One Year Cost$23,497
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,426
Out of State Costs for Georgia Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,092
Room and Board $10,030
Budget for Other Expenses$5,804
Total One Year Cost$34,552

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Georgia Southern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 10%
Engineering Technology 7%
Health Professions 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139931 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Southern University.

Current students may use the Georgia Southern University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.