Georgia Southern University

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Georgia Southern University


Graduates

  • 62% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$3,612 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$11,196 / year

Room and Board

$6,500

Application deadline

May 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 577,172 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,687 current serial subscriptions.
  • 888,272 microforms.
  • 29,059 Audio/Visual items.
  • 26,323 e-books.

Museums & Art

Performaning Arts Center, Gallery 303, University Museum, Planetarium, Wildlife Education Center, Botanical Garden, Center for International Studies, Center for Continuing Education, Russell Student Union, Center for Africana Studies, Center for Irish Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Center for Social Gerontology, Latino Outreach and Multicultural Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 1,675 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 300 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 700 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,200 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 90% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 20% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 83% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 90% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Georgia Southern Museum exhibits, GSU Wildlife Education Center programs, Performing Arts Center (PAC) Series (includes music, theatre, dance), GSU Opera, Black Box Theatre, Southern Georgia Symphony Series, Planetarium, GSU Botanical Garden programs, Campus Life Enrichment Committee (CLEC) Lecture Series, Averitt Lecture, Fries Lecture, Persico Lectures, "Southern Speaks Irish" Lectures, ArtsFest, Cinema Arts program, Eagle Entertainment concerts, Cultural Diversity Week, Religious Awareness Week, Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, Black Awareness Month, Women's Awareness Month, Hispanic Awareness Month, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Awareness Month, Native American Heritage Month, Holocaust Remembrance events, International Week, International Conversation Hour, Timeshop, WVGS 91. 9 radio programming, Gallery 303 exhibitions, faculty and student music recitals, Southern Adventures (travel), Focus on Excellence Faculty Speaker Series, Continuing Education Leisure Classes (including dancing), and Summer Camps for children K-12.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 213 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Beta Beta, Gamma Beta Phi, Golden Key, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy, Sigma Alpha Iota, Tau Beta Sigma, and United Student Honors Association
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach, Canterbury Club, Catholic Newman Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christ Full Gospel Ministries, Christian Campus Fellowship, Focused, Generation Church, Hillel Counsellorship, JEDI Fellowship, L. I. F. E. , Latter Day Saints, Reformed University Fellowship, Remnant College Ministries, United in Christ Ministry, Voices in Ministry, and Wesley Foundation
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Interest, African Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Chinese Student & Scholar Association. , Gay Straight Alliance, German Club/Delta Phi Delta, Hispanic Student Association, International Student Club, Japanese American Friendship Alliance, Korean Student Alliance, Muslim Student Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Revision, South Asian Student Association, Spanish Club, and United Caribbean Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Association, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Tau Omega, American Marketing Association, American Society of Interior Design, American Society of Civil Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, Anime Crew, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Baseball Club, Best Buddies, Beta Alpha Psi, Billiard Club, Biology Organization of Graduate Studies, Campus Single Parent Association, Chemistry Club, Circle K, Climbing Club, College Middle Level Associaiton, College Republicans, Collegiate 4-H Club, Construction Guild, Creative Writers Club, Cultural Rhetoric and Popular Issues, Cycling, D. I. M. E. S. , Debate Team, Delta Chi, Delta Nu Alpha, Delta Sigma Pi, Ducks Unlimited, Dyverzion Dance Team, Eagle Entertainment, Eagle Motorsports, Eagle Student Athletic Training Association, Echelon Skateboard Club, Economics Club, Equestrian, Eta Sigma Delta, Eta Sigma Gamma, Family and Consumer Science, Fencing Club, Finance Association, Full Contact Dodgeball, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Gay Straight Alliance, Geoclub, Georgia Retail Association, Georgia Rural Health Association, Graduate Student Organization, Graphics and Printing Association, Green Party, Habitat for Humanity, Health and Physical Education, History Club, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Interfraternity Council, Jokers' Wild, Judo / Jiu-Jitsu, Justice Studies Club, Kappa Alpha, Kappa Delta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Kappa Sigma, Kung Fu Club , Lacrosse, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Lamda Alpha Omega, Licensed Professional Counselor Association, Linguistics Circle, Lions Club International, Liquid Effects Breakdance Crew, Manifestations of the Imagination, Martial Arts Club, National Black Law Students Association, National Organization for Women, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Society of Black Engineers, Non-Traditional Student Organization, Omega Psi Phi, Paintball Club, Panhellenic Council, Phi Beta Sigma, Phi Mu, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Pi Kappa Alpha, Pi Kappa Phi, Power Lifting Club, Prestige, Public Relations Student Society of America, Recreation Student Association, Residence Hall Presidents' Council, Revision, Ronald E. McNair Post Bac. Achievement, ROTC Cadet Association, Rugby, Sexual Assault Prevention Associates, Sierra Student Coalition, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Pi, Sigma Tau Phi, Skate Park Club, Soccer Club, Society for Human Resource Management, Society of Communication Scholars, Society of Manufacturing Engineering, Society of Professional Journalists, Society of Women Engineers, Sociological Society, Southern Ambassadors, Southern Creative Anachronists, Southern Exercise Science, Southern Explosion Dance Team, Southern Sportsman's Association, Sport Management Majors Club, Statesboro Blues Society, Striking Eagles, Student Alliance for a Green Earth, Student Athlete Advisory Board, Student Council for Exceptional Children, Student Government Association, Student Nurses' Association, Student Photographic Society, Students in Free Enterprise, Submission Grappling Club, Swing Cat Society, Talon Club, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Technology Education Collegiate Association, Theatre and Performance, Track and Field Club, Ultimate Frisbee, Volunteer Services' Student Action Board, Wrestling Club, WVGS 91. 9, Young Democrats, Zeta Phi Beta, and Zeta Tau Alpha
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The George-Anne student newspaper (daily), The Southern Reflector student magazine (4 times a semester, or 8 times annually), Miscellany Magazine of the Arts (twice annually)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Savannah (49), Atlanta (208)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Savannah (55)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Statesboro (58)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 64% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,432
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 19 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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