Georgia Southern University

Men's MCLA Contact: Dan Kesselring
Profile
Size
9 / 10
17,759 Undergrads / 20,418 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$16,264 Net Price
Selectivity
4 / 10
68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
79%
Overall Graduation Rate
50%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
26% / 50%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team travels around the Southeastern region to states like South Carolina and Florida to play teams like Coastal Carolina, Palm Beach Atlantic University, and Florida Atlantic. They also travel west to Lousiana to take on University of Lousiana at Lafayette.

Recruit Commits
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nick Alo North Forsyth Cumming, GA Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nick Wargo North Springs Sandy Springs, GA Def
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jonathan Senker Parkview Lilburn, GA Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
Brannen Hall Room 2015 2670 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA, 30460, Statesboro, GA, 30460 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
  • Augusta Georgia Area
  • Macon Georgia Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Athens Georgia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Albany Georgia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Columbus Georgia Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Where Grads Work
  • AT&T
  • US Army
  • Gulfstream Aerospace
  • The Home Depot
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Bank of America
  • State Farm
  • Wells Fargo
  • Southern Company
  • Walmart
  • Georgia State University
  • IBM
  • Delta Air Lines
  • SunTrust Bank
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Engineering
  • Administrative
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
520 - 590
Math
540 - 600
Total
1100 - 1250
ACT
English
21 - 26
Math
20 - 25
Composite
22 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 570 for SAT; 6 - 8 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 9,202 4,139 5,063
% Admitted 68% 71% 66%
% Admits That Enroll 56% 58% 54%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.33
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (9%)
    Health Professions (6%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Engineering (6%)
    Education (6%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (3%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Engineering Technology (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Communication Technology
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $16,264

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$6,356 $16,847
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$9,650 $9,650
    Personal Expenses$5,654 $5,654
     
    Sticker Price$22,860 $33,501

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship83%$6,648
    Federal Grants33%$4,634
    Pell Grants33%$4,556
    Other Federal5%$534
    State & Local Grants68%$4,441
    Institutional Grants15%$6,122
     
    Student Loans57%$6,617
    Federal Loans56%$5,539
    Other Loans8%$8,796

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $51.2 Million $2,506

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,029 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 9,253 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $41,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.64 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 26% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 4
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 1
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 3 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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