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Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is a state university offering BA, master’s, and specialist degree programs across schools of arts & sciences, business administration, nursing, computing/math, and education. Distance learning and continuing education courses are also available.


Fast Facts

Students at GSW gain personalized, challenging learning experiences to guide them on the path to successful careers and productive citizenship. Small class sizes and strong faculty engagement are some of the key hallmarks of a GSW education. Students can take advantage of unique service learning experiences at the nearby Habitat for Humanity and Rosalynn Carter Institute of Human Development.

Students can take advantage of many support resources, including working with a first year advocate to help them make a smooth transition to college as well as TriO/Student Support Services, which enhances the college experience for first-generation students.

The 250-acre campus in Americus, Georgia also includes an 18-hole golf course. Students can participate in a number of diverse clubs, as well as the NCAA Division II sports, including men’s baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, and tennis and women's basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, and tennis.