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Georgia Southern University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,707 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 25 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Division I Independents

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $100,657)
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 - -


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%
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
  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Julia
  • I am a current student here

    There are 2 main dining areas, but there are also several food spots around campus like Chick-fil-a and Boar's Head.

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  • 4
  • Ashley - Alpharetta, GA
  • I am a current student here

    Pretty decent. There’s 2 cafeterias and about 4 or 5 places on campus to buy food (Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, boars head,etc) that’s included in your meal plan

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  • 4
  • Hope from Gainesville, GA
  • I am a current student here

    There are two dining halls filled with food options--even seafood and a coffee place. They have anything and everything you could ask for. The food is delicious and enjoyable.

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  • 5
  • Kaitlyn from Statesboro, GA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have never had a meal plan, but on the few occasions I have eaten at the dining halls, the food was good. There are two dining halls (Landrum and Lakeside), as well as a Gus Mart, Starbucks, Chick Fil A, and other on campus eateries as well as close by off campus eateries like Subway, Zaxby's, Insomnia Cookies, etc... However, between the two dining halls, Lakeside Dining is far better.

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  • 5
  • Clayton from Hinesville, GA
  • I am a current student here

    I had the Gold Meal plan during my Freshman year and I absolutely loved it. It is really easy to get tired of eating the same things everyday, but there are two different facilities and each change their menu on the regular. And even if you are tired of the same old, same old, dining hall food, both meal plans come with Dining Dollars that you can use to buy grocery store items at campus stores. There are two Gus Marts, a Chick Fil A, and a few other locations spread out that give you even more options. During finals week, I was too busy to walk all the way to the dining facility, so on the Monday of finals week, I went to Gus Mart and bought enough Ramen to last me the entire week. It helped with my studying, and I ended up passing all of my finals.

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  • 5
  • Lya
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • MICHELLE from Hinesville, GA
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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