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Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
2,907
Georgia Southwestern State University overview
Location Americus, Georgia
Online gsw.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Georgia Southwestern State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Americus, Georgia, Georgia Southwestern State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,783 prospective students applied, and 1,040 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 392 enrolled in the school.  1,931 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 976 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,064 plus fees of $1,436. Georgia Southwestern is ranked 939 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Georgia Southwestern is rated within the lower 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Georgia Southwestern State University overview
SAT 940/1120
ACT 17/21
GPA 3.17
Applications Accepted
58.3% 
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$4,064
In State Costs for Georgia Southwestern State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,436
Room and Board $8,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,948
Total One Year Cost$19,928
Out of State Resident Tuition
$14,786
Out of State Costs for Georgia Southwestern State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,436
Room and Board $8,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,948
Total One Year Cost$30,650

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
30% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Georgia Southwestern State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 37%
Education 25%
Health Professions 11%
Psychology 6%
Social Sciences 3%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139764 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Southwestern State University.

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