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Georgia Southwestern State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Americus, GA

Location and Setting


Americus Population
16,359
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
250 acres

Weather

Temperature
35.2 average low in January, 90.4 average high in September
Rain
110 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Americus
Nearest Train Station
134 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
56%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Emergency Alert Notifications

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Hurricanes
School Colors
Old gold and navy

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, racquetball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, national sororities and fraternities, international student association, enactus, exercise science and wellness club
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
ROTC
 

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