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Georgia Southern University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Statesboro, GA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,630
Out-of-state: $38,448
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,556
Out-of-state: $21,374
Room and Board
$10,070
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$5,804
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@georgiasouthern.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001572
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,039 (95.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,882 (71.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,795 (97.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
450 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$11,225
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,606 (93.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,527
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,830 (65.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,728
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 103 (3.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
142 (3.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,759

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
17,585 (91.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,884 (73.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,344 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,476 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$10,904
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,673 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,922 (72.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,422
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (2.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
487 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,864

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,671
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Student Access Loans (SAL) and external alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Hope Scholarships, Federal Work Study, TEACH Grants, Zell Miller Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,845
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
373
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
314
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
217
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,749

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