Savannah University is a public university that was established back in the year 1890. The university is located in the mesmerizing location of Savannah, Georgia. Historically it is one of the oldest and black universities. Savannah University is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. It has a total enrollment of 3,700 students.
Savannah State University offers admissions in bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels of study. As the university started to grow it gained the status of Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and got its name renamed to Savannah State University.
Savannah State University is the first institution in the state of Georgia that offers the homeland security degree program. And it is the second one to offer wireless Internet connectivity to students throughout the campus.
|Type of University||Public|
|Year of Establishment||1890|
The university offers an end number of co-curricular activities including student organizations, student publications, intramural activities, leadership workshops, and student internships.
The life at University’s Housing and Residence offers a living environment that is comfortable, safe and secure and also provides academic and personal growth. Living on campus provides an opportunity to develop a lasting friendship, a student can participate in the co-curricular activities, and can share their experience with people from different nationalities, interests, and backgrounds.
The various living options include Traditional Living, Apartment Style Living, and Hybrid Style Living. All of them contain the features of both traditional and apartment-style living.
Given below are the various living options
|Bowen Smith Hall||Females||200|
|Camilia - Hubert Hall||Co-ed||76|
|Freshman Living and Learning Center||Co-ed||305|
|Richard R. Wright Hall||Co-ed||104|
All the halls are very well equipped with a sitting arrangement, cable TV and vending machines. Students can access a kitchen that contains microwaves. The halls are also equipped with a keyless entry system, a surveillance camera system, laundry rooms, and a computer lab.
Each floor consists of a centralized bathroom and contains basic cable and wireless Internet access. All the rooms in the residence halls are well furnished with two desks, chests of drawers, chairs, closets and two-twin size beds.
Savannah State University offers programs across 23 accredited undergraduate baccalaureate and 5 graduate master’s degree programs.
College Of Business Administration: The college offers a four-year professional program with a broad-based program of education in business. It offers BBA and MBA programs to the students.
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences: This school offers programs that offer broad-based learning helping the students to develop their critical thinking abilities, communication skills, and work experience. Students can also indulge in study abroad, internships, community service and participate in a diverse array of student organizations.
College of Science & Technology: This school offers programs that instill the students with a combination of fundamental knowledge and lifelong learning skills that will prepare them for a successful career in their chosen field. Students can also go for scholarship and research in sciences, mathematics, engineering, and technology.
College of Education: It is an organizational unit for teacher education, the interdisciplinary studies program, TRiO programs, and GEAR UP, It consists of four departments i.e. the department of teacher education, BFA in visual and performing arts, BIDS, TRio programs and GEAR UP programs.
The most popular degrees at the savannah university among international students design and applied arts, Fine and Studio Arts and radio, television and digital communication. These colleges offer studies at the level of Undergraduate and Graduate.
International students who want to seek admissions at the university can follow the below-mentioned application process:
Admission Portal: Students can apply via the University’s website.
Admission Fee: 50 USD
|Fall Semester||May 1|
|Spring Semester||October 15|
|Summer Semester||March 1|
Given below is the estimated cost of attendance for the year 2019- 2020
|Expenses||UG (USD)||Graduate (USD)|
|Tuition fee per credit||601.07||726.00|
|Room and Board||3,548||3,548|
|20 Meals per week||2,015||2,015|
Savannah State University provides the facility of scholarships to undergraduates and graduates from private, federal, state and university-funded sources. Scholarships are offered to international students to afford their study in the USA.
Being an alumni of the Savannah University calls for some benefits. Some of them are USG Perks, Tiger Perks, Team Georgia Employee Discounts, Fidelity Investments, Comparison of TRS and ORP, and FMLA Policy. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Charles Elmore (American scholar), Shannon Sharpe (American football tight end), Donnie Cochran (American aviator), George E. Kent (American professor), and Curtis Cooper (Civil rights leader).
The university offers a purpose to help students find a career path that will lead to a successful, happy future. A student can get assistance in career services, loan borrowing, and can explore career opportunities during and after college while learning to become the best possible marketable employment candidates.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$18,032 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Savannah State University Enrollment||5488|
|Average Graduation Rate||19.4%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$18,032 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$10,818 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,600 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$7,592 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,064 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$7,508 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,308 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,326 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,308 / Year|
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
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Because it has a beautiful campus, it was located in a place that was not a busy city, has a strong background in business degree. It has a good reputation among most people. It was well known by the people that recommended it.
It is well designed and with a strong background. There are a couple of classes that may not be needed and some others that need to be added in order to experience more opportunities that will be on the work field.
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary