Georgia Southwestern State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Georgia Southwestern State University is a small four-year, public school with 2,755 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
29
Fair
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 29 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.


Student Retention
74%
Good
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.

Georgia Southwestern State University student retention rate is fair at 74% (above Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Georgia Southwestern State University is low: 38%. Around 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Georgia Southwestern State University is decent: 17:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,600
High
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - about $14,200 annually. The additional fees at Georgia Southwestern State University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,400, which comes to $15,600 per year.

Read the details about Georgia Southwestern State 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
72%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,167 applications were submitted and 836 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
$3,700
Medium
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-
Unsafe
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 $3,700 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Georgia Southwestern State University seems to be a relatively unsafe 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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