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GS Demographics & Diversity

Statesboro, Georgia

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at GS are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Georgia Southern University students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 26%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Georgia Southern University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, GS has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Georgia Southern University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Georgia Southern University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 11,511
Women 14,897

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

GS serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Georgia Southern University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,772 per year

33% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
26,408
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 7.7%
Part time Undergrads 8.1%

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