Savannah State University (SSU)

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Savannah State University is a historically black college found in Savannah, GA. Around 4,500 students are enrolled at SSU.

Many of the students getting into SSU earned an SAT score in the range of 1140 - 1370, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 16 - 19. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Savannah State University (SSU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 2.97. This school has an acceptance rate of about 83% with 54% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Savannah State University (SSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Savannah State University was reported as 83.0% in Fall 2013 with over 2,920 college applications submitted to Savannah State University. 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

  • SSU SAT Scores: 1140 - 1370
  • SSU ACT Scores: 16 - 19
  • SSU Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Savannah State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to SSU and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

How Does Savannah State University (SSU) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Savannah State University is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of South Carolina-Beaufort73.0%
College of Coastal Georgia82.2%
Citadel Military College of South Carolina80.4%
Charleston Southern University68.9%
Voorhees College50.5%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Savannah State University (SSU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading390 - 460
Math380 - 460
Writing370 - 450
Total Score1140 - 1370
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 19
Math16 - 18
Composite Score16 - 19
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