Georgia Southern University

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Georgia Southern University can be found in Statesboro, GA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 22,000 students are enrolled at Georgia Southern University.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1520 (25th percentile) to 1760 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Georgia Southern University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.38. Georgia Southern University accepts roughly 50 percent of applicants. Of those that are accepted, about 66 percent registered for enrollment. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Georgia Southern University acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 52%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.georgiasouthern.edu.

Overall Georgia Southern University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

52.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Georgia Southern University was reported as 52.0% in Fall 2012 with over 10,500 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1520 - 1760
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Georgia Southern University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Georgia Southern University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Georgia Southern University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 50.3%
  • 2009-2010: 55.9%
  • 2010-2011: 56.0%
  • 2011-2012: 49.5%
  • 2012-2013: 52.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 52.4%

How Does Georgia Southern University Compare?

52.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Georgia Southern University is seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Savannah College of Art and Design65.5%
College of Charleston70.3%
University of South Carolina-Columbia60.6%
University of Georgia56.1%
Valdosta State University55.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants10,52554.5%45.5%
Admitted5,47350.7%49.3%
Enrolled3,60450.9%49.1%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Georgia Southern University (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 590
Math510 - 600
Writing490 - 570
Total Score1520 - 1760
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 25
Math20 - 25
Composite Score21 - 25
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