|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||950 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Georgia Southwestern State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,389 applications and 947 students were granted admission. Georgia Southwestern State University is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 43% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 64% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||870 to 1060|
|ACT||19 to 23|
Georgia Southwestern State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,142 and in-state students paid $3,886.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Georgia Southwestern State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,568 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia Southwestern State University in 2016-2017, was 215, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,199 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Georgia Southwestern State University has enrolled a total of 2,954 students (2,001 students full-time and 953 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,954 students, 316 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 2,558 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 396 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 711 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 26%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Georgia Southwestern State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||34%||167||7|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||9%||44||6|
|Visual And Performing Arts||6%||30|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||18|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||2%||11||11|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||8|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||4|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Georgia Southwestern State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Georgia Southwestern State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,500. Last year, out of the total 775 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 705 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 759 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 660 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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