Georgia Southwestern State University

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Americus, GA

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Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University Student Essentials

Georgia Southwestern State University Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Nickname: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Southeast
Small Town Setting
Public
Not applicable
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Hurricanes
GSW
gsw.edu
Yes
Selective
$ 4,914
$ 14,437
63%
3,784
1906

About Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) prides itself on its caring, student-first attitude. Located in the small town of Americus, this mid-sized university provides academic and social diversity while maintaining the comfortable, friendly atmosphere of a smaller school.

The university’s academics include dozens of undergraduate programs leading to a certificate or a bachelor’s degree. Among these is a unique dual-degree opportunity in Computer Science & Computer Engineering, offered in conjunction with Georgia Institute of Technology.

Graduate studies at GSW include master’s degrees in English, Computer Science, Business Administration and Education (Curriculum & Instruction). The university also offers a specialist program in Teacher Leadership.

Financial is available at GSW in the form of grants, loans, work-study and institutional scholarships. Note that most financial aid opportunities are reserved for undergraduates, and graduate students may be limited to federal loans and private scholarships. To apply for financial aid, make sure to complete the FAFSA as soon as you can after January 1.

GSW has a rolling admissions policy. There is no official application deadline, as students are admitted until space is filled. Because of this, it’s a good idea to apply early in order to increase your chances of admission.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Georgia Southwestern State University 5 stars overall.

1 review 0 reviews 1 review 0 reviews 0 reviews

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

Georgia southwestern has a really pretty campus even though it's not that big of a school. Since I've visited the school the most memorable thing to me was how nice the dorms looked. They looked very clean, and had livable conditions.

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Georgia Southwestern State University Map & Location

Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.

Americus, GA 31709

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Getting Around Georgia Southwestern State University

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10 walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Americus, GA

Winter Dec 60 37 Jan 58 34 Feb 62 37 Spring Mar 70 43 Apr 77 49 May 84 58 Summer Jun 89 66 Jul 91 69 Aug 91 69 Fall Sep 86 63 Oct 78 53 Nov 69 44

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
3,380
836
3,784

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 31%
  • Caucasian: 63%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
2%
31%
63%
1%
3%
Undergraduate 89% Graduate 11% Full-Time 44% Part-Time 56% Women 58% Men 42% International 3% Domestic 97%

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