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Study at Georgia Southern University

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a public co-educational regional research university located in Statesboro, Georgia. GSU offers more than 120 bachelor's degree, masters degree, and Doctorate programs in eight colleges. They are:

  • Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • College of Information Technology
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies
  • Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
The Recreation and Activities Center is a massive complex that includes an area for weight lifting, an indoor track, two dance studios, equipment for yoga, several racquetball and basketball courts, and an indoor climbing wall.

GSU's athletic teams are known as the Eagles. They compete in NCAA Division I FCS as members of the Southern Conference.

Profile of Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern is in Statesboro, GA. Statesboro is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Georgia Southern issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include nutrition and exercise therapy.

Georgia Southern Selectivity

Not all applicants to Georgia Southern are accepted. Just 47% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at the school. The top quarter of students at Georgia Southern scored at least 570 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 500 to 580 in 2007.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 16, 841 students study at Georgia Southern .

Student Life

Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Southern Conference athletics.

Georgia Southern Tuition and Affordability

In-state students appreciate the low tuition rate.

Georgia Southern Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management630business management, marketing, accounting, finance, logistics, MIS, managerial economics, international business
Education and Teaching599elementary school teaching, educational administration, middle school teaching, special ed, school Counselling, education, reading teaching, curriculum and instruction, . . .
Liberal Arts261general studies, history, political science, English, sociology, English composition, Spanish language, international relations, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy215sports and fitness management, exercise science, parks and recreation studies, athletic trainer, parks and recreation management, health and physical Education
Engineering Technician165construction engineering tech, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, industrial production tech, civil engineering tech, engineering technician
Media144public relations, radio and television, journalism, printing equipment operation, communication studies
Science139biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Therapy and Counselling126psychology, school psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine107registered nursing, nurse practitioner
Family and Social Work95family studies, public administration, food and nutrition
Computer Science and Engineering87information science, computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement75criminal justice and safety
Medical administration52public health education, health care administration
Art Studies42art studies
Construction Trades36apparel and textiles
Hospitality34hotel management
Design21interior design
Music20music, music performance, music theory and composition
Drama and Performing Arts8drama
Religion and Philosophy7philosophy
Fine Arts3fine arts

Contact: Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 S

Statesboro, GA 30460

General Phone: (912) 681-5611


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