South Georgia State College
Douglas, GA 31533


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,542
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 510 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


South Georgia State College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

South Georgia State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,256 and in-state students paid $2,181.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of South Georgia State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 68% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,773 (which is 7.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at South Georgia State College in 2016-2017, was 454, which is 50% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,640 (which is 6.4% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, South Georgia State College has enrolled a total of 2,542 students (1,638 students full-time and 904 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,542 students, 94 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 54 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 60%

Black/African American: 30%

Hispanic: 6%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at South Georgia State College.

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 67% 190
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 4% 10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 South Georgia State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of South Georgia State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,100. Last year, out of the total 1,280 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,190 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,257 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,094 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,100 $40,600
Employment Rate 93% 87%
Total Graduates 1,280 1,257

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of South Georgia State College.

Valdosta State University
51.5 mile away
Albany State University
75.9 mile away
Darton State College
80.1 mile away
Florida Gateway College
92.8 mile away