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Georgia Southwestern State University

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Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW), located in Americus, Georgia, is a state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $12,816.00 avg tuition

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Apply online Admissions:
gsw.edu/~admissions/
Financial Aid:
gsw.edu/~finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Georgia Southwestern State University

Statistics:
Applied 1,267
Admitted 866 68%
Enrolled total 414
Full Time: 404
Part Time 10
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 530
SAT Math 440 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 20
ACT English 18 21
ACT Math 17 21
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 15%
6-year graduation rate 35%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Georgia Southwestern State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,313.00 $3,313.00 $12,816.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,258.00 $1,258.00 $1,258.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $139.00 $139.00 $534.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $2,970.00 $2,970.00 $11,880.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,258.00 $1,258.00 $1,258.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $165.00 $165.00 $660.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,334.00 $6,334.00 $7,994.00
Other Expenses $5,964.00 $5,964.00 $7,994.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 95%
Percent receiving grant aid 88%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,288.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 54%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,315.00

Georgia Southwestern State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instruction X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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