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Colleges / Savannah State University

Savannah State University

Savannah, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%

Savannah State University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Savannah State University. The acceptance rate at Savannah State University is 83%. Last year, 2,950 students applied to Savannah State University and 2,438 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Savannah State University, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Savannah State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Savannah State University's admissions stats.

Savannah State University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 64%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 62%
Waitlist No

Savannah State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Savannah State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 7 15

Applying Early to Savannah State University?

Savannah State University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Savannah State University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Savannah State University

Savannah State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Savannah State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Savannah State University

What does Savannah State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Important
Academic GPA Important

Make sure to check with Savannah State University for more information on admission factors.

Savannah State University Application Requirements

To apply to Savannah State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Savannah State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Savannah State University?

Students admitted to Savannah State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Savannah State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2017, 64% of Savannah State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 62% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Savannah State University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 19 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 19 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Savannah State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 19, and three out of four students scored lower than 19 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Savannah State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Savannah State University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Savannah State University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Savannah State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Savannah State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Savannah State University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Savannah State University.

Does Savannah State University accept transfer credits?

✅ Savannah State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Savannah State University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Savannah State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Savannah State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Savannah State University?

✅ Savannah State University is not test optional.

What is Savannah State University's acceptance rate?

✅ Savannah State University has an acceptance rate of 83%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Savannah State University?

❌ Savannah State University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Savannah State University?

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Savannah State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Savannah State University? Savannah State University is a less selective institution. The Savannah State University acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 82 out of every 100 applicants.


Savannah State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Savannah State University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Savannah State University is Jul 15.

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

Savannah State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Savannah State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Savannah State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.77. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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