Georgia Southwestern State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Americus, GA

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$5,500

Avg in-state tuition

$16,222

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Georgia Southwestern State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1120

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-21

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

60%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
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.

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%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

14

Total Online Enrollment

1,776

Student Location Breakout

60% 40%

Percent of Programs Online

67% On-campus

33% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 60% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 23% online

Graduate Certificate 50% online

Master's 38% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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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

Financial Outlook

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

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.