Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, Georgia

Overview

Address800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
School Websitegsw.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Georgia Southwestern State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Americus, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 1,283 students applied to Georgia Southwestern State University. Of those students, 889 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Georgia Southwestern State University was $3,965, in addition to fees of $1,416. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Georgia Southwestern State University.

Georgia Southwestern State University has a 29% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Georgia Southwestern State University acceptance rate is 69%. To put this into perspective, 889 of the 1,283 students who applied to Georgia Southwestern State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Georgia Southwestern State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Georgia Southwestern State University had an SAT score between the range of 940 and 1,120. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Georgia Southwestern State University was between 18 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Georgia Southwestern State University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Georgia Southwestern State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $3,965. Combined with fees of $1,416, room and board costs of $8,120, other expenses of $4,923 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $19,424.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $15,842 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Georgia Southwestern State University to $29,885 for out-of-state students.

Students at Georgia Southwestern State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Georgia Southwestern State University was $4,707 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 48%.

Georgia Southwestern State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Georgia Southwestern State University.

Georgia Southwestern State University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 94% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 5% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Georgia Southwestern State University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Georgia Southwestern State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 34% students enroll at Georgia Southwestern State University part-time; the other 1,931 students enrolled full-time.

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