Georgia Southwestern State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Americus, Georgia Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$5,500

Avg in-state tuition

$16,222

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Americus, Georgia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,950, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 58%. The university offers 26 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 38%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,500, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,222.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

58% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 58%

Retention Rate 68%

Graduation Rate 38%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1120

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-21

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

66%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

59%

Black

25%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

52% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

52%

State Grant Aid

68%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,929
State Grant Aid $4,436
Institution Grant Aid $4,591
Pell Grant Aid $4,570

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships