Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
63%
37%
student ratio
2,606
total students
Tuition Cost $4,956 | $18,032
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $9,480
July 21
fall application deadline
67%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
512
sat math
531
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
21
act composite

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,279
    • Accepted863
    • Acceptance Rate67%
    • Enrolled2,606
    • Female Applicants775
    • Females Accepted515
    • Female Acceptance Rate66%
    • Male Applicants504
    • Males Accepted348
    • Male Acceptance Rate69%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      college preparatory curriculum; standardized test scores
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.25
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen July 21st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer July 21st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 531 490 570
    • SAT Math 512 470 540
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 19 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,956
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,032
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,376
    • Room and board *$7,910
    • Room only *$3,970
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionSenior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$9,480
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$10,198
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,984
    • Average Grant Aid:$1,977
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$4,902
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:98%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 60%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 13%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,606
    • Male Student Percentage37%
    • Female Student Percentage63%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.65%
    • Black or African American26.32%
    • White or Caucasian62.1%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.17%
    • Asian1.44%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.17%
    • Two or more races2.08%
    • Unknown or International Student.25%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.83% representing 33 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students4% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 32%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations National sororities and fraternities, African Student Association, Enactus, Outdoor Club, International Student Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty166
    • Full-time Percentage72%
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 2,375 students to 135 faculty

Location & Contact

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA 31709-4693
USA

Mr.David Jenkins

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 229-928-1273
Fax: 229-931-2983
Email: admissions@gsw.edu

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