Georgia Southwestern State University

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

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

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

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.


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
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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 3,380
Freshman Class 836
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,784

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 31%
  • Caucasian: 63%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 2%
African American 31%
Caucasian 63%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%
Full-Time 44%
Part-Time 56%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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