Georgia Southwestern State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Georgia Southwestern State University is a small four-year, public school with 2,975 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1906 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Americus, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Georgia Southwestern State University will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Georgia Southwestern State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Nursing, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
Georgia Southwestern State University student retention rate is relatively low at 63% (close to Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Georgia Southwestern State University is low: 36%. Around 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Georgia Southwestern State University is reasonably decent: 18:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,600
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - about $13,200 annually. The additional fees at Georgia Southwestern State University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,400, which comes to $14,600 per year.

Read the details about Georgia Southwestern State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
As reported in recent data, 1,308 applications were submitted and 868 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Georgia Southwestern State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Georgia Southwestern State University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at GSW, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Georgia Southwestern State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - about $3,500 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Georgia Southwestern State University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Georgia Southwestern State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Georgia Southwestern State University, 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, Georgia 31709-4693, USA
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