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Georgia Southern University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

20,574 students

50% admitted

  • 16,309 full time
  • 3,382 part time
  • 8,210 men full time
  • 8,099 women full time
  • 9,817 applied
  • 5,493 admitted
  • 2,600 enrolled

16,262 Undergraduates

$13,703 tuition/year

  • 2,647 Graduates
  • 782 Non-Degree
  • $13,703 out of state
  • $1,872 fees
  • $9,290 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctorate
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • from Savannah, GA
  • 0
  • Georgia Southern University has truly become a home away from home to me. I love the large campus feel, but I love the close knit feel that GSU has to…

  • Sep-02-2012 Read More
  • Josh from Statesboro, GA
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  • Georgia Southern University keeps true to it's promise of being a big school with a small-school feel. Regardless of what particular aspects you might prefer you will find what you…

  • Oct-17-2012 Read More
  • Brianna from Macon, GA
  • 0
  • Georgia Southern is one of the best universities in Georgia in my opinion. Everyone is so friendly and is perfect for the student that wants to get a quality education.…

  • Nov-08-2012 Read More
  • Rebecca from Acworth, GA
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  • georgia southern is a great place to go if you are outgoing and like being around people. the campus is absolutely beautiful, and the library is unlike anything you've ever…

  • Jan-24-2012 Read More
  • Jessica from Suwanee, GA
  • 0
  • georgia southern is a wonderful school for students that want to have a home away from home. although the course work is tough at times, the professors and staff work…

  • Jan-30-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

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.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Katelyn from Sugar Hill, GA
  • Jan-03-2012 I am a current student here

    Everybody here is really nice. Even the people mowing the lawns, cleaning staff, teachers: they all smile and will do something as simple as holding the door open for you. It's those small acts that show a happy family-type community.

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  • 5
  • Tie'rra from Augusta, GA
  • Dec-31-2011 I am a current student here

    I am currently a senior at this university and I am glad to be a student here. Georgia Southern University has provided me with many great experiences and has assisted me in my pursuit for knowledge.

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  • 5
  • Jodie from Bahamas
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    Student life is incredible as there are so many different clubs of various interests available. The student truly comes first.

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