Georgia Southern University (GSU) is the largest higher education institution in southern Georgia, with 120 majors across BA, masters, and doctoral programs. Classified as a Doctoral and Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, GSU has created student-centered environment build on technology, multi-cultural experiences, private and public partnerships, and stewardship. Students learn from teacher-scholars who inform students through scholarship practice, research, and creative activities.
- College Type: Public
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- Campus Size: Large (over 5,000 students)
- Campus Type: Rural
Located on 900 acres in Statesboro, Georgia, GSU provides rich college experiences that combine stimulating educational programs, outreach activities, as well as fulfilling campus life. The school has strong alliances with the community, helping to support education, health and human services, scientific advancement, and more. As part of its move toward energy independence, GSU provides research opportunities in renewable energy and environmental science that benefit the local economy. The campus also includes the Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center.
GSU is home to many student organizations, as well as a 220,000 square foot recreation and activities center that includes an indoor track; dance, yoga, and pilates studios; an Olympic-sized swimming pool, racquetball courts; a 45-foot climbing wall; and a performance center.