800 Wheatley Street Americus, GA 31709 912-928-1273
http://www.georgiasouthern.edu gswapps@canes.gsw.edu
About Georgia Southwestern State University
  • Year of Foundation 1906
  • Size of Campus 325 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,238
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65%, 35%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 2,209
Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), located in Americus, Georgia, is a state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.Georgia Southwestern State University was founded in 1906 as the Third Agricultural and Mechanical School. In 1926, the General Assembly granted a charter authorizing the school to offer two years of college work and to change its name to the Third District Agricultural and Normal College. The new charter resulted in the expansion of the curriculum to include courses in teacher training, and the State Department of Education gave teacher certification to students who completed the program.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Cornerstone Campus Ministries, Presbyterian Campus Ministries, Weslyan Foundation
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP Campus Chapter, SAAB (Student African American Brotherhood), SUAVE (Strong, United, Assertive, Virtuous, Educated), International Student Association
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Setting Rural
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 17%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Alpha Psi Omega Drama Society, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, Kappa Kappa Psi Band Fraternity, Order of Omega, Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau International, Upsilon Pi Ep
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta, GA (134), Columbus, GA (61)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta, GA (121)
  • Distance to nearest bus Albany, GA (38)
  • Public Transportation to the University N/A
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Museums Observatory; Glass Blowing Studio
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 516
  • Number Of Microforms 480,606
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Computer Courses N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Library Facilities Library maintains an Online Public Access Catalog that is accessible from computers other than those located in the library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 428,197
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,356
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village