Savannah State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Savannah, GA

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

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

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$5,743

Avg in-state tuition

$16,204

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Savannah State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

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.

Savannah State University is a small public university located on an urban campus in Savannah, Georgia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,668, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 33%. The university offers 27 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 29%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,743, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,204.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

33% 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 Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 900-1030

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-19

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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4k

Students Enrolled

38%

Online Student Enrollment

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Black

80%

Hispanic

9%

White

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Unknown

1%

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

78% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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

78%

State Grant Aid

27%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

78%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,402
State Grant Aid $4,488
Institution Grant Aid $8,346
Pell Grant Aid $4,850

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$31k

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.