Savannah State University

Savannah, GA, USA
3.86 Average Rating

Founded in 1890, Savannah State University is an Historically Black College and University in east Georgia and the state’s oldest public HBCU. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Savannah State grants bachelor’s degrees in 30 academic majors. For students interested in journalism and media, SSU is home to the Tiger’s Roar student newspaper and student-run WHCJ radio station. The SSU campus features moss-laden oak trees, marshland, and Hill Hall, a facility named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
82%
Out-Of-State Students
17%
0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 17
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 847
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,429
Total Number of Undergrads
4,239
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
9%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,098
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$5,743
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,204
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,173
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
62
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Savannah
Atlanta
Washington
Macon
Augusta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$31,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
I think Savannah State University has a beautiful Campus.
Savannah State University is inexpensive.
Savannah State University has adequate and even new housing.
Jordan from Union City, GA
This is a great school if you love small class rooms and campuses.
Simmons from Savannah, GA

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