Georgia Southern University
#1684 Overall Influence#187 Desirability Rank

Georgia Southern University

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Georgia Southern University Rankings

Georgia Southern University is a public research university in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its flagship campus is in Statesboro, and other locations include the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville. Founded in 1906 as a land grant college, Georgia Southern is the fifth largest institution in the University System of Georgia and is the largest center of higher education within the southern half of Georgia. The institution offers over 140 different academic majors in a comprehensive array of baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs. The university has a combined enrollment of approximately 26,000 students from all 50 states and approximately 85 nations. Georgia Southern is classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity” and a comprehensive university by the University System of Georgia.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

11,522

Acceptance

68%

Graduation Rate

47%

Median SAT Score

1130

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$4,264

Fees (in-state)

$2,092

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$46,100

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

25K

Under-Grads

22K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro GA 30460-8126

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

8 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

38 per 100k

Violent Crime

3 per 100k

What is Georgia Southern University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#384 World Rank #276 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1008 World Rank #327 USA Rank
Engineering
#849 World Rank #328 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1066 World Rank #371 USA Rank
Chemistry
#871 World Rank #416 USA Rank
Political Science
#1149 World Rank #474 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1139 World Rank #498 USA Rank
Biology
#1510 World Rank #533 USA Rank
Mathematics
#912 World Rank #551 USA Rank
Nursing
#1224 World Rank #556 USA Rank
Education
#1440 World Rank #586 USA Rank
Sociology
#1064 World Rank #604 USA Rank
Business
#1428 World Rank #792 USA Rank
History
#1911 World Rank #1012 USA Rank
Psychology
#3068 World Rank #1257 USA Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#930 World Rank #461 USA Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are Georgia Southern University's Most influential alumni?

Georgia Southern University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Computer Science, and Political Science. Georgia Southern University’s most academically influential people include Dan T. Cathy, Corina Newsome, and Lee Rogers Berger.

Dan T. Cathy

American businessman

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Corina Newsome

American ornithologist and science communicatior

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Lee Rogers Berger
Lee Rogers Berger

Paleoanthropologist, physical anthropologist, archaeologist

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Julian Stanley

American psychologist

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Walton Goggins
Walton Goggins

American actor

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Shawn Arévalo McCollough
Shawn Arévalo McCollough

Education leader

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James Kicklighter
James Kicklighter

Writer/Director/Producer

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Patrika Darbo
Patrika Darbo

American actress

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Matt Ramsey

American politician

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Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson

American football player

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Jerry Franklin

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Hala Moddelmog

American businesswoman, executive

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