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Georgia Southern University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,123 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,181 tuition
$9,650 on campus room & board*
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,092 fees
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)

$27,697 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,755 tuition
$9,650 on campus room & board*
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,092 fees
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)

*Based on median residence hall room rate and 10-meal dining plan.

Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,796 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
89% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,571 avg)
65% get state aid ($4,459 avg)
13% get institn'l aid ($3,796 avg)
57% get loans ($6,617 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.00% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.00% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,351 80%
Federal Grant Aid $4,571 37%
Pell Grants $4,548 37%
Other Federal Grants $372 2%
Institution Grant Aid $3,796 13%
State Grant Aid $4,459 65%
Student Loans $6,617 57%
Federal Loans $5,072 58%
Other Loans $9,661 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
P.O. Box 8065
Statesboro, GA 30460-8126
(912) 478-5413


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Lilianah - Winder, GA
  • I am a current student here

    I attend the Armstrong campus and you really do get a lot for your money. Tuition isn’t horrible and the professors are incredibly interested in your education. There are always things to do on campus and Greek life is definitely growing

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  • 5
  • Ashley - Alpharetta, GA
  • I am a current student here

    Facilities are really great here! They always stay up to date on technology to make things easier for students and there is also a ton of resources that are available to assist with anything you can think of. You really do get what you pay for here

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  • 4
  • Kaitlyn from Statesboro, GA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Although the cost is pretty high per semester (especially when student fees and textbooks/supplies are added in), Georgia Southern University is fairly cheap compared to other nationwide universities. However, there is the potential to get way for for what one is spending, if they are smart. I can honestly say I have learned more as an undergraduate at Georgia Southern University than I ever have in public high schools. I have also made colleagues in professors and peers, learned future academic career skills, what I need to do to become a professor and researcher, earned future work and school references, honed my research and academic writing skills, and become more of a critical thinker. I have performed research and presented at conferences because Georgia Southern University has the resources to do so that may not be available at a community college. The classes are also fairly small (no more than 40 students in most upper-level classes). The only thing I would change is to waive student fees for students with a 3.50+ GPA as an incentive for students to study more and party less.

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  • 5
  • Clayton from Hinesville, GA
  • I am a current student here

    As an Economics major, cost evaluation was very important to me, going in. I analyzed all possible options and their costs to choose what I found to be the most "bang for the buck." That being said, I didn't have to look too hard or too long. Yeah, dorms can get expensive, but the campus takes care of a lot of the cleaning and maintenance for you. The meal plan is a little much, but you can eat as many times a day that you want, unlimited. Tuition is the big number everyone gets a headache over, but I feel like for what I pay, the education and resources I am getting in return is a fair trade.

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