Savannah State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Savannah State University is a medium four-year, public school with 4,800 students enrolled. This school was established in 1890 and is one of the 9 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
29
Fair
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 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Business, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Savannah State University is relatively low at 61% (below Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Savannah State University is low - 33%. Approximately 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Savannah State University is reasonably decent - 21:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,000
High
Average tuition price is slightly high, around $14,200 a year. The additional fees at Savannah State University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,800, which totals $16,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Savannah 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
83%
Easy
According to government data, 2,950 applications were submitted and 2,438 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
$3,500
Low
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
F
Unsafe
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 $3,500 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 very 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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