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To complete your application to Georgia Southern University, please read all of the information below and click on the grey button (Begin or Continue Application) at the bottom of this page.
Georgia Southern University is Georgia's large-scale, small-feel research university. Georgia Southern is also the largest and most comprehensive center of higher education in the southern half of Georgia. A residential campus of over 20,400 students, Georgia Southern is one of the top universities of choice in Georgia for new freshmen; 49 states and 86 foreign nations are represented in the student body. Eight academic colleges offer 124 programs of study. Our nearly 1,000 acre campus is a mix of the old and traditional with the new and cutting edge. Set in a park-like environment of lawns, lakes and trees, Georgia Southern offers places of hustle and bustle you'd expect with our enrollment, where there is plenty to do and many opportunities to make new friends.
Georgia Southern University's hallmark is a superior undergraduate experience emphasizing academic distinction, excellent teaching, and student success.
After submitting your online application, check your status online at GeorgiaSouthern.edu/admissions.
Please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible. When you are finished, click the 'SUBMIT' button on the left column of any application screen. Print the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the application. The nonrefundable application fee is $30 (MasterCard or Visa). If you plan to use an application fee waiver, print each page of the application and mail it in with the waiver.
Freshman and Joint Enrolled with Another College
To be considered for freshman admission, submit the following items:
To be considered for mature/non-traditional student admission, submit the following items and meet the following requirements:
To be considered for transient admission, submit the following items:
To be considered for post-baccalaureate admission, submit the following items:
To be considered for international student admission, submit the following items:
Georgia Southern must receive your application for admission by the following dates. International applicants must submit materials 30 days prior to the standard deadline.
Georgia Southern recognizes academically talented students with a variety of academic scholarships or positions in the University Honors Program. To qualify, students should have demonstrated achievement inside the classroom, outstanding SAT/ACT scores, leadership experience, and extracurricular involvement. Georgia Southern awards over 100 scholarships to outstanding incoming freshmen and transfer students every year.
Complete the MyScholarships application by the deadlines listed below. The MyScholarships application is available online at GeorgiaSouthern.edu/AdmissionsScholarships.
The 1906 Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship from the University Honors Program, is awarded to 10-15 freshmen each year. These students receive a scholarship in the amount of tuition and receive all benefits of the University Honors Program. To be competitive, students should have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and SAT total of 1360 (redesigned exam) or a 29 ACT composite.The application deadline is November 1st.
The University Honors Program (UHP) at Georgia Southern is designed to offer exceptionally able and diligent students the opportunity to enroll in particularly stimulating classes and to integrate their classroom learning with the needs of the community in which they live. The UHP accepts about 140 students each year. Selected students will interview for 5-10 $1,500, renewable scholarships. The application deadline is February 1st.
Academic Scholarships: To qualify for an academic scholarship, a student must earn a minimum 1270 SAT total (redesigned exam) or a 27 ACT score, and demonstrate academic ability in the classroom. The application deadline for academic scholarships is February 1st. Most scholarships require a personal interview.
Leadership Scholarships: To qualify for the Southern Leaders Program or select related leadership scholarships, a student must earn a minimum 1170 SAT total (redesigned exam) or a 24 ACT score, and demonstrate academic ability in the classroom, along with leadership or service experience in the high school or community. The application deadline for leadership scholarships is February 1st. Most scholarships require a personal interview.
For more information: Please contact your admissions counselor at (912) 478-5391 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia Southern is one of the most affordable universities in the nation, and offers a variety of financial aid options for students of all income levels:
Applying for financial aid isn't as complex as you might imagine. For a step-by-step checklist, go to our financial aid website at GeorgiaSouthern.edu/finaid. Start the process by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available from your high school counselor or on the web by calling (800) 4-FED-AID or by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov. You should complete the FAFSA by February 1st for fall semester aid. You may contact Georgia Southern's Office of Financial Aid by calling (912) 478-5413 or by emailing them at email@example.com.
NOTE: If you would like to receive a 1098-T form after each year of enrollment to claim an education credit on your (or your parents') tax return, you must provide a social security number on this application.
Last updated: 9/9/2016 6:58AM PST