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Savannah State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,769 Students

56% Admitted

  • 4,429 full time
  • 570 part time
  • 1,544 men full time
  • 1,966 women full time
  • N/A applied
  • N/A admitted
  • N/A enrolled

4,239 Undergraduates

$3,886 Tuition/Year

  • 139 Graduates
  • 104 Non-Degree
  • $3,886 in state
  • $1,758 fees
  • $7,762 room & board
  • $1,600 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Tigers
School Colors: Burnt orange and reflex blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Jordan from Union City, GA
  • 0
  • I think Savannah State University has a beautiful Campus. Savannah State University is inexpensive. Savannah State University has adequate and even new housing.…

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  • Monique from Tyrone, GA
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  • Savannah State University is getting better and better as each year progresses. They are coming up on there recreation and architecture. Although Savannah State University is a Historically Black College…

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  • Mychael from Atlanta, GA
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  • Here at Savannah State, our motto is, You can get anywhere from here, with the right guidance and discipline that is a very true statement. You can actually come here…

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Mission Statement

A unit of the University System of Georgia, Savannah State University offers nationally accredited programs in liberal learning, sciences, fine arts, and the professions. The University is committed to the development of leaders and high quality instruction, supported by scholarship, research, community enrichment, and international interaction.

Savannah State University
  • Located in Savannah, GA
  • Public
  • 4,769 students enrolled
  • 56% admitted
  • $3,886 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Aaron from Savannah, GA
  • I am a current student here

    I matriculated to Savannah State University in August 2008. Since being here I feel it has been one of the right decisions I've made in my life. Not only did coming here get me away from home, but it opened my eyes to who I am more, introduced me to brand new possibilities and desires, and helped me to mature properly. There are those moments where I can not stand things that may go on here, but thinking on where I have come from, I realize that the things I consider minor annoyances are pushing me to be a better person. My understanding of the situation enables me to grow. It's the college by the sea. SSU I hold dear to thee.

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  • 3
  • Jasmine from Savannah, GA
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful, but many of the lovely trees are being cut down, to my dismay. In addition to this, the workers at the campus tend to give you the run-around. I am unsure as to whether this is from lack of information on their part or the lack of wanting to deal with the students. Their attitudes change when they deal with our parents and I find this unacceptable, for the students here are adults and deserve to be treated as such. Lastly, the food here is centered around unhealthy fast-food diets which is counter-productive to active students and higher GPAs.

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  • 5
  • Khalyn from Rockmart, GA
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful; the people are great; and the culture is extraordinary! Everyone is nice and very helpful. There are plenty of things you can do in order to stay involved.

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  • 5
  • Shara from Stone Mountain, GA
  • I am a current student here

    Yes, the social life is dynamic from fashion shows, social mixers, pageants, and probates. There is always something go on to keep you active and involved

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  • 3
  • Ada from Washington, DC
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy it at Savannah State, but sometimes I feel like it's a little slow. Coming here from the city where it seems like there's always something to do, it was a hard transition for me to get used to it down here. However, the people I have met have been pleasant, and I love the weather. Also, Downtown is great for shopping.

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