Georgia Southern University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Georgia Southern University is a large four-year, public school with 20,460 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1906 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Statesboro, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
96
Fair
At Georgia Southern University you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Georgia Southern University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 96 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
82%
Good
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 normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Georgia Southern University is high at 82% (well above Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Georgia Southern University is below average - 53%. Approximately 36% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Georgia Southern University is reasonably decent - 21:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,900
High
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - about $14,800 a year. The additional fees at Georgia Southern University beyond tuition are about $2,100, which makes it a total of $16,900 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
Doable
According to recent data, 10,098 applications were submitted and 6,082 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Georgia Southern University might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Georgia Southern University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,100
Medium
Georgia Southern University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Georgia Southern University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Georgia Southern University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 5,000 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,100 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Georgia Southern 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Georgia Southern University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Georgia Southern University Location and Maps



Post Address: Georgia Southern University, Brannen Hall, Room 2015, 2670 Southern Drive, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8126, USA
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