Savannah State University 1

2014 Quick Stats
PO Box 20482

Savannah, GA 31404

Phone: (912) 356-2186
2012-2013 Tuition
Jul. 15
application deadline

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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Savannah State University is a public institution that was founded in 1890. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 165 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Savannah State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,290 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,812 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Savannah State University, with its long tradition of serving African-American students, offers a uniquely sensitive and supportive community, rich with abundant opportunities for students to develop leadership skill that foster individual and group values and successes in pursuit of cultural, social, and economic advantages. This vibrant tradition has been expanded to serve all students regardless of race, ethnicity, or culture. Individual intellectual growth and character development are assured through both intra- and extra-curricular experiences blended with community service encounters designed to enhance the appreciation and value of diversity in both ideas and peoples.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1890
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Savannah State University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. The application fee at Savannah State University is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 71.2 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 71.2% 4
Application deadline July 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by September 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.7 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Savannah State University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

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Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

Savannah State University offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. Savannah State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Savannah State University.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $5,290 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $14,812 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,964 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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