Savannah State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Savannah State University is a medium four-year, public school with 4,585 students enrolled. This school was established in 1890 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Savannah, Georgia.

Savannah State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
At Savannah State University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Savannah State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Business, Biology, Criminal Justice, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
72%
The student retention rate at Savannah State University is fair at 72% (above Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Savannah State University is very low - 29%. Approximately 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Savannah State University is reasonable - 23:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,900
Average tuition price is slightly high, around $13,200 a year. The additional fees at Savannah State University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,700, which totals $14,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Savannah 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
80%
According to government data, 2,732 applications were submitted and 2,173 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept credits for life experience and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Savannah State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Savannah State University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Savannah State University, 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
D
Savannah State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,800 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $3,200 per academic year.

Army and Navy ROTC programs are available at Savannah State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Savannah State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Savannah State University, 3219 College Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404-5310, USA
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