Georgia Southern University

Acceptance Rate 54 %
SAT Average 1,125
Tuition & Fees $17,539
Student Population 26,408
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,091

Academic Overview

Georgia Southern University Campus, Statesboro, GA
Georgia Southern University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Statesboro, Georgia. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,485 for Georgia residents and $17,539 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,408 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 54% and the graduation rate is 50% last year.
The salary after graduation from Georgia Southern University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Georgia Southern University are $6,485 for Georgia residents and $17,539 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,100 for in-state students and $22,004 for out-of-state students.
Georgia Southern University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Georgia Southern. The acceptance rate of Georgia Southern is 54% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 56%. The average graduation rate is 50% and the transfer-out rate is 33%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,091 and 70% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,408 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Georgia Southern University is 54 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Georgia Southern University is 50 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Georgia Southern University is 33 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Georgia Southern University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Georgia Southern University is 26,408
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Georgia Southern University is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,091 at Georgia Southern University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Georgia Southern offers 203 major programs through online and on-site education where 37 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate80
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree924
Post Bachelor's Degree235
Master's Degree5419
Post Master's Degree158
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship81
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Georgia Southern University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,378)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,750)

Veterans Benefits

Georgia Southern University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges