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Colleges / Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University

4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%

About Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University is a public, state university in the town of . Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906. The university enrolls around 25,506 students per year, including 22,019 undergrad students.

Georgia Southern University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Georgia Southern University. In 2022, Georgia Southern University accepted 89% of applicants. In 2022, 14,680 students applied to Georgia Southern University and 13,049 were admitted.

Georgia Southern University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 71%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Georgia Southern University is located.

If you want to see Georgia Southern University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 301 to Statesboro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Savannah Hilton Head International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Georgia Southern University and Statesboro are like without leaving home.

Georgia Southern University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Georgia Southern University is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Georgia Southern University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Georgia Southern University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1140


Math SAT Range

480 - 560


Reading SAT Range

500 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1140 and Above


990 to 1140


990 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Georgia Southern University students is 1067. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Georgia Southern University, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Georgia Southern University.

Georgia Southern University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Georgia Southern University is like? There are approximately 25,506 students enrolled at Georgia Southern University, including 22,019 undergraduate students and 3,487 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from None and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

May 1
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