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COLLEGE PROFILE

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,972
Out-of-state: $37,190
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,318
Out-of-state: $20,536
Room and Board
$9,800
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$5,654
Payment PlansCredit card, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@georgiasouthern.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline April 20
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 20
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001572
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,366 (95.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,448 (72.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,393 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met290 (12.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met54%
Average Award$9,390
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,134 (89.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,927
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,805 (75.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,157
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 39 (1.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift59 (1.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,624
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants14,243 (90.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need10,959 (69.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid10,720 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met904 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met49%
Average Award$9,309
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,914 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,347
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,934 (83.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,808
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 100 (.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift207 (1.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,775
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$24,201
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansAlternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Hope Scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
616
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Military Science, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences, English
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
65
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
155
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Religious Involvement, Memberships, Junior Miss, Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Public Servants, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
31
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Public Servants, Religious Affiliation, Handicapped Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, First-Generation College Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,768
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.31 3.45 520 521 500 23
Low 2.09 2.50 270 280 300 14
High 4.00 4.50 740 789 790 32
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