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Georgia Southern University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
16,262
Total Undergrads
Including 1,707 Part-time
3,622
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 25 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-AA

Division I Independents

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

6
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $100,657)
8
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $53,191)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined - 44 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 14 15 - -
Football 112 - - -
Golf 10 - - -
Rifle - 5 - -
Soccer 23 24 - -
Softball - 20 - -
Swimming and Diving - 24 - -
Tennis 10 12 - -
Volleyball - 15 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 22.6%
Hispanic 2.9%
Non-resident alien 1.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.2%
Two or more races 2.0%
White/non-Hispanic 67.3%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 5
Drug Law Violation 18
Liquor Law Violation 66
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 16
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jessica from Suwanee, GA
  • 5
  • life in the dorm is really what you make it. all the dorms are co-ed and there are no curfew. however, regulations in the dorms are very strict and some…

  • Jan-30-2012 Read More
  • Rebecca from Acworth, GA
  • 4
  • the residence hall association here at gsu is outstanding. they come up with a lot of cool events and free stuff for you to do on the weekends. the freshman…

  • Jan-24-2012 Read More
  • Jessica from Stateboro, GA
  • 5
  • these are the best dorms i have seen at a college. nearly all of them are apartment style and they are various prices to fit students living and budgetary…

  • Mar-10-2012 Read More
  • from Savannah, GA
  • 5
  • Dorms at GSU are some of the nicest I have seen. My friends from other schools were so jealous when they saw how nice my dorm was compared to theirs…

  • Sep-02-2012 Read More
  • Josh from Statesboro, GA
  • 5
  • Dorm Life here at Georgia Southern is one of those experiences that every individual should have the chance to experience. I met a lot of new friends by staying in…

  • Oct-17-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Lya
  • Nov-29-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I have heard that they sometimes do special things in the dining hall like specific meals that correspond with upcoming holidays, and sometimes they even have themes.

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  • 5
  • jessenia davis-fernandez
  • Jul-26-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    i have tasted the food and you might need a gym membership once you try it. the food is delicious, makes you want to keep going back for more.

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  • 5
  • olivia from atlanta area
  • Jul-13-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    the meal plans are reasonable and the food in the dining commons is very good with plenty of choices.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-12-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I haven't actually eaten on campus, but what of seen from their dining halls looks great. The food that I had outside campus in Statesboro was also very good.

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  • 3
  • MICHELLE from Hinesville, GA
  • Jan-02-2016 I am a past student here

    Dining could be better. While there was a salad bar there weren't all too many healthy options. The coffee bar is great though!

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-19-2015 I am a current student here

    The university has recently updated their dining choices and now has very diverse options of food. They dining hall is always clean and very open so that students can interact with one another while eating in the dining halls. The school has also upgraded to accommodate vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and any other food preferences for students.

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  • 3
  • Day
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    The dining hall is doable. Trust me, you'll start getting sick of the food in no time, but when that is all you have then you will make do! The dining hall offers a lot of different things, however, milkshakes, any dessert you name, salad bar, home cooked foods, and etc. enjoy!!

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  • 5
  • Taylor from Atlanta, GA
  • Jan-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Our dining halls have a little bit of everything for everyone. If you are a vegan, a pizza lover or someone that just loves sweets. I promise you the dining halls will exceed your expectations.

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  • 3
  • Alexis from Conley, GA
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    Landrum and Lakeside are the two main cafeterias on campus. There are endless options of food,but that can be a bad thing. It's easy to gain the freshman fifteen if you don't watch what you eat,so be careful.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • MICHELLE from Hinesville, GA
  • Jan-02-2016 I am a past student here

    Phi Alpha Delta is a co-ed pre-law international fraternity that is up and coming at Southern and it helps set professional brotherhood.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-19-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is a great way to get involved on campus. You will meet a lot of different people through greek life and the school is very supportive of greek students. Greek Life also strives to stay involved in organizations outside of greek life. Many students involved with greek life are involved on campus as well. By becoming greek you will gain so much knowledge about others and the school in general.

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  • 0
  • Alexis from Conley, GA
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    There are so many fraternities and sororities, research and find which one is most suitable for you,try your luck and you just might get in .

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  • 0
  • North Augusta, SC
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a variety of Fraternities and Sororities at your disposal. Both professional and Social.

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  • 0
  • Miranda from Atlanta, GA
  • Jan-28-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a large Greek life on campus, but it is not necessary to be Greek. Greeks and non-Greeks associate with each other in a positive way.

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