School Overview

Georgia Southwestern State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Americus, Georgia. GSW ranked 28th in Georgia Colleges and 85th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 3,162 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. GSW's acceptance rate is 86.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Georgia Southwestern State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, GA 31709-4693
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Georgia Southwestern State University is 86.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 27.00%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $25 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate86.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$25

Tuition & Fees

GSW's 2022 tuition & fees is $5,464 for Georgia residents and $16,186 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $4,892 for Georgia residents and $15,206 for out-of-students.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$5,464$16,186
Graduate Tuition & Fees$4,892$15,206
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,162 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,103 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. GSW has 2,634 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 528 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,162
Undergraduate Students2,634
Graduate Students528
Online Enrollment1,103

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs42 Programs
Number of online programs14 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

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Academic/career counseling service
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Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification