Georgia Southwestern State University

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world rank  3454

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University Overview

Established in 1906, Georgia Southwestern State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Americus (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 114 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GSW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym GSW
Founded 1906
Colours Navy blue and gold

University Location

Address 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus
31709-4693 Georgia
United States
Tel +1 (877) 871 4594
Fax +1 (229) 931 5079

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus 31709-9957
(229) 928 1273
800 338 0082

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Georgia Southwestern State University's Library
Georgia Southwestern State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 204,226 physical volumes, 29,928 physical media, 59 digital/electronic medium and 270 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Georgia Southwestern State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 950 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1932


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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