Admissions Information

The application fee is $30 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Georgia Southern University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.georgiasouthern.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 54.47% and the yield is 56.34%. 5,508 men and 8,350 women applied to Georgia Southern University and 3,178 men and 4,371 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,801 men and 2,452 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants13,8585,5088,350
Admitted7,5493,1784,371
Enrolled4,2531,8012,452
Acceptance Rate 54.47%57.70%52.35%
Yield 56.34%56.67%56.10%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 3,311 students (78% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,028 students (48%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and the 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540610
SAT Math510590
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1825
ACT English2024
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Georgia Southern University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,063, ACT: 60 - Public Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Georgia Southern University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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