Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA 30460
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Georgia Southern University is one of the twenty-nine public 4-year colleges in Georgia. The campus is located in Statesboro town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 20,418 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,508 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,771 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 79%). Every year 50% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Georgia Southern University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,264, and fees were $2,092. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,050 and $2,092 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students20,418
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 13 113
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 1 12
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 82.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1935 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1100 to 1230
ACT22 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$178/credit
In State Students$178/credit
Out of State Students$627/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$277/credit
In State Students$277/credit
Out of State Students$1,105/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,010 $8,010 $28,215
ADN 70 $12,460 $12,460 $43,890
BSN 125 $22,250 $22,250 $78,375
FNP 50 $13,850 $13,850 $55,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Georgia Southern University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 33% $4,556
Other Federal Grant 5% $534
State Grant & Scholarships 68% $4,441
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 15% $6,122
Federal Student Loans 56% $5,539
Private Loans 8% $8,796


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,322
$30,001 to $48,000$14,587
$48,001 to $75,000$17,346
$75,001 to $110,000$18,631
Over $110,000$18,996

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.
Georgia Southern University
Brannen Hall, Room 2015, 2670 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA 30460

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