U.S. News Rankings
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Savannah State University is a public institution that was founded in 1890. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,386, its setting is city, and the campus size is 165 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Savannah State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,032 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,646 (2011-12).
|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.
|School type||public, coed college|
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.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||71.2%|
|Application deadline||July 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Savannah State University is 24:1. The most popular majors at Savannah State University include: Journalism; Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other; Developmental and Child Psychology; Social Work; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||9|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
Savannah State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,386, with a gender distribution of 45.7 percent male students and 54.3 percent female students. Savannah State University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution|
|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|
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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$6,032 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,646 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$6,604 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data