Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 22,404
Graduate Enrollment: 3,549
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 90.51%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 25.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,091
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 990 - 1200

2022 Median Admit ACT: 21
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 18 - 24

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 51.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 29.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 18.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 56.7%
Black: 27.5%
Hispanic: 7.6%
Asian: 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 0.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,023
In-State tuition: $6,485
Out-of-State tuition: $17,539

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,012 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,882 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,044 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,882 (2022)

Average Family Income: $71,150 (2017)
Median Family Income: $49,236 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 44.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $23,250 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $246 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,442
$30k-48k $13,996
$48k-75k $16,707
$75k-110k $18,800
$110k+ $19,092

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 30%
6-year graduation rate: 54%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $23,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,982 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $17,388 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 59.0% (2015)
@3 year 63.6% (2017)
@5 year 68.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 39.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 44.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,570 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,380 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 35
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 1
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 33 $27,000 $217 $29,555 ($2,463) $44,314 ($3,693)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 37 $28,000 $281 $24,037 ($2,003) $31,906 ($2,659)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 79 $25,000 $246 $36,186 ($3,016) $47,021 ($3,918)
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 20 $381
Master's Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 2 $41,689 ($3,474) $52,052 ($4,338)
Bachelor's Degree Graphic Communications. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 90 $23,750 $245 $60,514 ($5,043) $83,106 ($6,926)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 121 $29,000 $276 $51,142 ($4,262) $71,263 ($5,939)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 4
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 3
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 12 $630 $74,231 ($6,186)
Master's Degree Criminology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 71 $26,250 $228 $59,384 ($4,949) $68,706 ($5,726)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 61 $27,000 $258 $70,699 ($5,892) $80,857 ($6,738)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 57 $25,000 $265 $27,052 ($2,254) $40,745 ($3,395)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 179 $25,500 $245 $64,925 ($5,410) $75,972 ($6,331)
Bachelor's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians. 2
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 88 $26,000 $257 $66,892 ($5,574) $86,837 ($7,236)
Master's Degree Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other. 35 $81,114 ($6,760) $89,837 ($7,486)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 68 $26,120 $254 $24,699 ($2,058) $43,892 ($3,658)
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 16 $27,431 ($2,286) $39,297 ($3,275)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 10 $46,838 ($3,903)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 260 $25,338 $233 $26,912 ($2,243) $51,716 ($4,310)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 80 $257 $45,856 ($3,821) $53,670 ($4,473)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 7
Master's Degree Physical Sciences. 11
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 36 $23,500 $244 $34,696 ($2,891) $56,744 ($4,729)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 12 $54,284 ($4,524)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 56 $26,000 $273 $33,406 ($2,784) $48,787 ($4,066)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 226 $25,000 $236 $25,683 ($2,140) $41,344 ($3,445)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 17
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 12
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 20
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 3 $32,375 $274 $30,218 ($2,518) $46,726 ($3,894)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 1
Master's Degree Public Administration. 16 $40,387 ($3,366)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 2
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 16 $22,997 ($1,916)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 6
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 98 $28,500 $268 $30,256 ($2,521) $41,112 ($3,426)
Master's Degree Public Health. 76 $364 $43,418 ($3,618) $52,443 ($4,370)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 14 $708 $73,747 ($6,146)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 4
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 31 $24,700 $207 $23,701 ($1,975) $64,203 ($5,350)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 1
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 48 $23,375 $212 $59,312 ($4,943) $84,546 ($7,046)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Information Systems and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 312 $27,277 $254 $64,711 ($5,393) $69,167 ($5,764)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 47 $91,210 ($7,601) $102,781 ($8,565)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 9 $32,009 ($2,667) $37,947 ($3,162)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 294 $25,000 $215 $46,811 ($3,901) $58,087 ($4,841)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 144 $26,000 $228 $31,800 ($2,650)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 83 $294 $46,536 ($3,878) $57,669 ($4,806)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 12 $81,201 ($6,767) $89,416 ($7,451)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 8
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 31 $426 $53,173 ($4,431) $58,691 ($4,891)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational/Instructional Media Design. 14
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 24 $23,687 $228 $39,378 ($3,282) $45,434 ($3,786)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1 $57,258 ($4,772) $51,662 ($4,305)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 1
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 16 $425 $40,748 ($3,396) $45,042 ($3,754)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 215 $26,750 $265 $37,894 ($3,158) $41,793 ($3,483)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 303 $333 $48,508 ($4,042) $51,953 ($4,329)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 26
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 37 $27,000 $281 $38,177 ($3,181) $48,234 ($4,020)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 10 $52,071 ($4,339)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 72 $30,500 $286 $29,604 ($2,467) $37,138 ($3,095)
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 59 $29,250 $274 $22,711 ($1,893) $31,386 ($2,616)
Bachelor's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 11 $29,677 ($2,473)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 48 $23,250 $228 $29,212 ($2,434) $38,097 ($3,175)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 46 $41,812 ($3,484)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 16
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 223 $31,000 $265 $29,552 ($2,463) $40,388 ($3,366)
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 2 $24,429 ($2,036)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 244 $25,755 $246 $25,262 ($2,105) $42,504 ($3,542)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 13
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 31 $28,157 $301
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 33 $24,650 $253 $31,652 ($2,638) $51,232 ($4,269)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Gerontology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 61 $24,936 $235 $29,762 ($2,480) $38,555 ($3,213)
Master's Degree Economics. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Economics. 1
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 18 $25,008 $266 $27,997 ($2,333) $37,328 ($3,111)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 55 $27,243 $252 $35,625 ($2,969) $50,584 ($4,215)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 34 $26,500 $244 $24,928 ($2,077) $34,970 ($2,914)
Master's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 6
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 22 $27,000 $285 $16,224 ($1,352) $18,549 ($1,546)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 41 $29,500 $289 $20,488 ($1,707) $29,486 ($2,457)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 13
Master's Degree Music. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 57 $31,000 $246 $29,480 ($2,457)
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 17 $26,004 $225
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 20 $333 $49,846 ($4,154)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 40 $371 $51,728 ($4,311) $60,828 ($5,069)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 118 $28,000 $258 $54,008 ($4,501) $58,542 ($4,879)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 7
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 29 $27,000 $161 $54,978 ($4,582) $61,026 ($5,086)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 94 $337 $80,593 ($6,716) $83,397 ($6,950)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 16
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 123 $23,363 $217 $40,372 ($3,364) $66,265 ($5,522)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 83 $248 $61,734 ($5,145) $68,730 ($5,728)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 50 $29,580 $306 $41,251 ($3,438) $56,461 ($4,705)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 111 $24,656 $233 $49,804 ($4,150) $61,615 ($5,135)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 195 $25,762 $251 $43,608 ($3,634) $54,454 ($4,538)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Taxation. 3
Bachelor's Degree History. 64 $24,241 $212 $24,800 ($2,067) $39,698 ($3,308)
Master's Degree History. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate History. 4


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $72,882
Full time faculty: 84%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 22.0

School's endowment start of year: $76,143,787 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $101,163,961 (2022)