Georgia Southwestern is on a 250-acre campus in a small town setting in Americus, Georgia. Georgia Southwestern has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, and more.
Georgia Southwestern also has fraternities and sororities.
Georgia Southwestern has a thriving National sororities and fraternities. In fact, more students participate in National sororities and fraternities than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Georgia Southwestern include Black Student Union, Enactus, Exercise Science and Wellness Club and Educators Rising.
Georgia Southwestern students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Student Appreciation Day and Welcome Week.
Georgia Southwestern offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year.
Most Georgia Southwestern students live off campus. In 2021, 27% of undergrads at Georgia Southwestern lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 60% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Georgia Southwestern. There are 950 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,634 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 700 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 30% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Georgia Southwestern offers coed housing and .
At Georgia Southwestern there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Georgia Southwestern:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Georgia Southwestern State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Georgia Southwestern campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Georgia Southwestern offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Georgia Southwestern has Emergency Alert Notifications.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Georgia Southwestern, take U.S. Highway 19 to Americus, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Albany Municipal airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Georgia Southwestern's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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