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SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

Savannah, GeorgiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1890Established Year
  4900Enrollment

Savannah State University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Year of Establishment1890
Campus SettingUrban
Total Enrollment3,700
Total Faculty145

Savannah State University Rankings

  • Ranked #96 - #122 in Regional universities south by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked #43 in Top performers on social mobility by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked #51 in Historically black colleges and universities by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked in the US world ranking up to 600 by THE rankings 2020.
  • Ranked #40 of 229 in Best colleges for design in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked #50 of 159 in Best colleges for film and photography in America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked #73 of 449 in Best colleges for art in America by Niche in 2020.

Savannah State University Campus

Savannah state university campus

The university offers an end number of co-curricular activities including student organizations, student publications, intramural activities, leadership workshops, and student internships.

  • The university offers a range of recreational activities and facilities for students, faculty which includes two gymnasiums, a pool, outdoor tennis courts, soccer fields, basketball courts and a fitness center with state of the art exercise equipment.
  • A platform is provided to the students to show their talent through WHCJ a radio station, it plays a variety of musical styles including jazz, reggae, blues, etc. Some educational offerings are also offered to the students such as talk shows, commentaries, and cultural enrichment programs.

Residence Facilities at Savannah State University

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

Living OptionsGenderOccupancy
Bostic HallMales200
Bowen Smith HallFemales200
Camilia - Hubert HallCo-ed76
Freshman Living and Learning CenterCo-ed305
Tiger CourtCo-ed324
Tiger PalaceCo-ed171
Richard R. Wright HallCo-ed104
University CommonsCo-ed705
University VillageCo-ed660

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.

Programs offered at Savannah State University

Savannah State University offers programs across 23 accredited undergraduate baccalaureate and 5 graduate master’s degree programs.

  • The university consists of four colleges i.e., the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Sciences and Technology and College of Education.

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.

Application Process

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

Application Deadline:

Fall SemesterMay 1
Spring SemesterOctober 15
Summer SemesterMarch 1

Academic Requirements

  • Students seeking admission in the undergraduate programs are required to submit their SAT or ACT scores.
  • Submitting the TOEFL exam scores with a minimum score of 530(PBT) is also required.
  • Appearing for the GMAT or for the GRE exams is optional.

Supporting documents:

  • An official college transcript,
  • Certificate of Immunization,
  • Statement of recommendation,
  • Letter of recommendation.

Cost Of Attendance

Given below is the estimated cost of attendance for the year 2019- 2020

ExpensesUG (USD)Graduate (USD)
Tuition fee per credit601.07726.00
Room and Board3,5483,548
20 Meals per week 2,0152,015
Miscellaneous charges200200

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

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.

  • The eligibility of every scholarship varies.
  • The criteria for merit-based scholarships include academic achievement, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, awards and honors.
  • Some of the scholarships offered to the students are Presidential Scholarships, NROTC Preparator Scholarships, Zell Miller Scholarship, Georgia HOPE Scholarship, and Burger King Scholars

Alumni Network

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).

Placements

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.

  • The student can drop in for the assistance for career-related topics such as developing a resume, cover letter, personal statements and general job search strategies.
  • The placement services at the university offers students an opportunity to celebrate the success.
  • The university keeps all the recent graduates records and statistical data up to date.
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Savannah State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population5488
FAFSA Code001590
Application Cost$25
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$18,032 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-70- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score9358601010 68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing475440510-
Mathematics460420500-
ACTCheck Detailed Score181619 51%
English171419-
Mathematics171618-

Savannah State University Acceptance Rate

55.8%

Acceptance Rate

4459

Total Applicants

5488

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

40.1%

Male

59.9%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program55.8%
Total Applicants9460
Total Enrolled5274
Graduate
Graduate Programs55.7%
Total Applicants384
Total Enrolled214

Savannah State University Enrollment

Enrollment
Savannah State University Enrollment5488
Undergraduate Enrollment5274
Graduate Enrollment214
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate19.4%

Attendance Cost

$18,032

Attendance Cost

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

Tuition 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
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
3864301884630

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

3.8/10

4/10academic
7/10infrastructure
1/10placements
4/10faculty
4/10extracurricular
3/10accommodation

Reviews

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Jen, USA Business administration
Savannah State University
Current student , Batch : 2019
3.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY

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.


Course Curriculum - 

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.

4 /10
academic
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faculty
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infrastructure
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accomodation/food
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placement
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3219 College Street, Savannah, GA 31404
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Book Store

Neebo0.23 Km
Savannah State Bookstore0.66 Km
Acme Sales & Books1.32 Km
blessings in a book bag1.47 Km
Antique Books International1.76 Km
Vintage4me2.com3.23 Km
Red Lantern Comics and Toys4.79 Km
Blue Tulip Books4.83 Km
Graveface Records & Curiosities4.97 Km
Neighborhood Comics5.5 Km
Barnes & Noble5.79 Km
E Shaver Booksellers6.17 Km
Savannah Comics & More6.19 Km
The Book Lady Bookstore6.28 Km
Planet Fun6.5 Km
Ex Libris Bookstore6.72 Km
Life Is Full Of Blessings7.49 Km
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Airport

Memorial Hospital Heliport1.69 Km
savannah cab and transportation service4.56 Km
Wassa NDB SV 3357.38 Km
Truscott Air Terminal/ADACG7.6 Km

Shopping Mall

Victory Drive Shopping Plaza1.72 Km
Crossroads Shopping Center1.83 Km
Victory Square1.84 Km
Victory Station2.29 Km
McAlpin Square2.36 Km
Sally Beauty Supply2.46 Km
Medical Arts Shopping Center2.91 Km
Habersham Shopping Center4.01 Km
Twelve Oaks4.37 Km
DeRenne Shopping Center4.44 Km
Abercorn Walk4.56 Km
Savannah Center4.93 Km
Lax Business Center5.3 Km
Sunglass Hut5.65 Km
Oglethorpe Mall5.67 Km
Cocomari5.68 Km
Sunglass Hut at Macy's5.77 Km
Dan Vaden Cadillac7.16 Km
Wilmington Island Shopping Center7.24 Km
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Super Market

Whole Foods Market2.23 Km
Red & White Food Store4.03 Km
Family Dollar4.29 Km
Publix Super Market at Twelve Oaks Shopping Center4.32 Km
Lucky's Market4.46 Km
The Fresh Market4.57 Km
Walmart Supercenter4.59 Km
Global LLC5 Km
Chinatown Market5.05 Km
Publix Super Market at Island Towne Center5.62 Km
Commissary5.74 Km
Walmart5.91 Km
Walmart Neighborhood Market7.89 Km
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