Georgia Southwestern State University

Acceptance Rate 85.58 %
SAT Average 1,080
Tuition & Fees $16,186
Student Population 3,162
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,741

Academic Overview

Georgia Southwestern State University Campus, Americus, GA
Georgia Southwestern State University is a public, four-years institute located in Americus, Georgia. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $5,464 for Georgia residents and $16,186 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,162 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 85.58% and the graduation rate is 34% last year.
The salary after graduation from Georgia Southwestern State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, GSW's tuition & fees is $5,464 for Georgia residents and $16,186 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $4,892 for in-state students and $15,206 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at GSW. The acceptance rate of GSW is 85.58% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27.25%. The average graduation rate is 34% and the transfer-out rate is 46%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,741 and 72% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,162 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Georgia Southwestern State University is 85.58 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Georgia Southwestern State University is 34 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Georgia Southwestern State University is 46 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Georgia Southwestern State University is 66 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Georgia Southwestern State University is 3,162
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Georgia Southwestern State University is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,741 at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, GA 31709-4693
Online Applicationhttps://gsw.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aidhttps://gsw.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://gsw.edu/financial-aid/files/NetPriceCalc1920
Disability Servicehttps://gsw.edu/accommodations/

Offered Degrees

GSW offers 42 major programs through online and on-site education where 13 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
Bachelor's Degree276
Post Bachelor's Degree22
Master's Degree83
Post Master's Degree31

Special Learning Opportunities

Georgia Southwestern State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides 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:950)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,050)

Veterans Benefits

Georgia Southwestern State 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