PO Box 8033 Statesboro, GA 30460 912-478-5391
http://www.georgiasouthern.edu admissions@georgiasouthern.edu
About Georgia Southern University
  • Year of Foundation 1906
  • Size of Campus 700 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 14,650
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48%, 52%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,596 in-state, $16,572 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,414
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 15,626
Georgia Southern University is a public, Carnegie Doctoral/Research university devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship, and service. The University’s hallmark is a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies prepare a diverse and select undergraduate and graduate student population for leadership and service as world citizens. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility. Central to the University’s mission is the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Georgia Southern faculty are teacher-scholars whose primary responsibility is the creation of learning experiences of the highest quality, informed by scholarly practice, research, and creative activities. The University offers a student-centered environment enhanced by technology, transcultural experiences, private and public partnerships, and stewardship of a safe residential campus recognized for its natural beauty.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Georgia Southern Museum exhibits, GSU Wildlife Education Center programs, Performing Arts Center (PAC) Series (includes music, theatre, dance), GSU Opera, Black Box Theatre, Southern Georgia Symphony Series, Planetarium, GSU Botanical Garden programs, Camp
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Beta Beta, Gamma Beta Phi, Golden Key, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy, Sigma Alpha Iota, Tau Beta Sigma, and United Student Honors Ass
  • Number of students in fraternities 19
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach, Canterbury Club, Catholic Newman Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christ Full Gospel Ministries, Christian Campus Fellowship, Focused, Generation Church, Hillel Counsellor
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Interest, African Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Chinese Student & Scholar Association. , Gay Straight Alliance, German Club/Delta Phi Delta, Hispanic Student Association, International Student Club, J
  • Setting Rural
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 19
  • Distance to nearest train Savannah (55)
  • Distance to nearest bus Statesboro (58)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Savannah (49), Atlanta (208)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (70%), sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (3%), apartment for single students (20%), special housing for disabled students (5%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 60%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 90%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 83%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Museums Performaning Arts Center, Gallery 303, University Museum, Planetarium, Wildlife Education Center, Botanical Garden, Center for International Studies, Center for Continuing Education, Russell Student Union, Center for Africana Studies, Center for Irish Stud
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 29,059
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance, other
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 577,172
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 700
  • Number Of Microforms 888,272
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,200
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,687
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 300
  • Number of e-books 26,323
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Wal-Mart, Target, Enterprise, Walgreens, Turner Construction, J.B. Hunt, ABF Freight, Georgia Department of Transportation, Briggs and Stratton, Gulfstream, BB&T, Trane Company, and Timken.
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 62%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,432
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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