Georgia Southwestern State University

Address:
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, GA 31709-4693
Phone:
229-928-1279
Website:
http://gsw.edu/main/
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About Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University is classified as a college or university with a small master’s program. Colleges and universities with a small master’s program typically award between 50 and 99 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the business field. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,659
 Graduate244
 Total2,903
GenderFemale65%
 Male35%
Student Age% Under 2565%
 % 25 and Over35%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time74%
 % Part-time26%
Race/Ethnicity% White63.0%
 % Black28.5%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino2.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown0.5%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,382
 % Admitted68%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled54%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT68%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT26%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Math440 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,454
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,742
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid89%
 % Undergraduates with Loans55%
 % Undergraduates with Grants78%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,200
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,104
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,104
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$8,368

Neighborhood Data for the Americus Area

Median Age29.7
Median Household Income$30,235
Total Population17,001
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.5% 55.5%
 Age 0-952.0%48.0%
 Age 10-1751.6%48.4%
 Age 18-2449.6%50.4%
 Age 25-2936.1%63.9%
 Age 30-3944.5%55.5%
 40+41.8%58.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White34.2%
 % Black61.9%
 % Asian1.4%
 % Latino4.8%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,200
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,200
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$412
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50060.0%55.8%28.5%
 $500 to $74940.0%35.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%2.2%23.5%
 Over $10000.0%6.3%5.3%
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