|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,745 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Savannah State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,332 applications and 2,200 students were granted admission. Savannah State University is at the #49 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, 67% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 58% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||750 to 880|
|ACT||16 to 18|
Savannah 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, 96% of Savannah State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 78% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,955 (which is 11.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Savannah State University in 2016-2017, was 980, which is 87% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,484 (which is 22.3% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Savannah State University has enrolled a total of 4,955 students (4,254 students full-time and 701 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,955 students, 231 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 4,772 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 183 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 126 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 83%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Savannah 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|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||15%||265|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||10%||175|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||10%||173|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||9%||160|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||7%||120|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||5%||82|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||36|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||32|
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 Savannah 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 Savannah State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,800. Last year, out of the total 1,055 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 960 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,085 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 966 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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