Georgia Southern University

1332 Southern Dr, Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 478-4636

Georgia Southern University is the state's largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 124 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a Carnegie Doctoral-Research university and provides the classic residential campus experience and online learning options to more than 20,500 students from 48 states and 89 nations. Georgia Southern's nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities. Since 1906, the University's hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University's mission is the faculty's dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

Georgia Southern University

Georgia's “large-scale, small-feel” research University

The Office of Admissions

Congratulations on taking the next step to furthering your education. Georgia Southern is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University and a member of the University System of Georgia. We are a major University with an enrollment of 20,516 students, granting Bachelors, Masters, Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in hundreds of programs of study. Consistently featured in U.S. News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges,” our focus is on YOU, the student.

With many majors to choose from, hundreds of student organizations to get involved in, and tons of events on campus, Georgia Southern provides you with big-time opportunities. While we are a major University, our outstanding professors and friendly and personal environment will provide you with the individual attention you need to succeed. At Georgia Southern, you'll get the best of both worlds.

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Daily Visits

Our daily campus visits are one of the best ways to experience Georgia Southern! Your visit with us begins at Lewis Hall where you will meet with an Admissions Representative for an informative presentation about the University. Afterwards, one of our student ambassadors will introduce you to the Georgia Southern campus. We offer campus visits Monday through Friday in the morning at 10:30am or in the afternoon at 2:30pm. Note that visitation is not offered when the University is closed (holidays, inclement weather, etc.).

Georgia Southern is proud to be recognized for its scenic beauty and pedestrian-friendly design. In order to fully experience what our campus has to offer, we offer walking tours. Visitors to campus should wear comfortable attire and shoes and be prepared to spend an hour viewing the campus on foot. We also advise visitors to be aware of the weather before arrival and plan accordingly. If you have special needs, please inform our office before your arrival.

In order for us to prepare for your arrival, we request that you contact us before you plan your trip. In order to best serve our guests, please make a reservation with us within three business days of your desired visit date. You can do so by visiting your Eagle Info Page , completing this short form , or calling our office at 912.478.5851.

Tours can be given in Spanish upon request. A minimum of two weeks notice is required.

Admission Requirements

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Online (Distance Education)






Transient (Visiting Students)


Future Parents & Families

We're here to help you get to know Georgia Southern University and serve as a resource for you throughout your student's college application process. Explore and discover what a large-scale, small-feel research university can offer you and your student.

Families of Future Undergraduate Students

You are entering an exciting new stage of life – or maybe everyday with your student has been an exciting journey.

Remember your child's first smile? Those first tentative steps? You were there for the first bicycle ride, the science projects, and the rec league sports. And, soon, high school graduation.

You've been a guide, mentor and confidante, sharing the joy of every milestone moment. You're rightfully proud of your child's achievements to this point, and your fondest hope is continued health, happiness and success.

We've provided the following resources to help you become familiar with Georgia Southern University and our admissions process:

Families of Future Graduate Students

Your student has received a degree and is about to embark on the challenges of an advanced education. Whether he or she is pursuing advanced certification required for their career or postponing entrance into the work force due to the current economic climate, family support is just as important to your graduate student as it was during their undergraduate experience.

Learn more about Graduate admissions and programs .

Special Programs


Honors Program

Eagle Incentive Program

Online Bachelor of General Studies

Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and College-Level Examination Program

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