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Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
26,949
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

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 17,250 prospective students applied, and 15,727 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,341 enrolled in the school.  20,853 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,096 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $4,371 plus fees of $2,114. GS is ranked 791 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

GS is rated within the lower 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Georgia Southern University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
Georgia Southern University overview
SAT 993/1170
ACT 18/24
Estimated GPA 3.47
Applications Accepted
91.2% 
Georgia Southern University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
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$2,114
Room and Board $10,136
Budget for Other Expenses$6,158
Total One Year Cost$23,979
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,425
Out of State Costs for Georgia Southern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,114
Room and Board $10,136
Budget for Other Expenses$6,158
Total One Year Cost$35,033

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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.

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