Georgia Southern University Graduate School

Georgia Southern University (referred to as Georgia Southern) is a Public, 4 years school located in Statesboro, GA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia Southern is $6,520 for Georgia residents and $21,424 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,502 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,481 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Georgia Southern University (referred to as Georgia Southern) is a Public, 4 years school located in Statesboro, GA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1935 - Current).
Georgia Southern Directory Information
School NameGeorgia Southern University (Georgia Southern)
Address1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460-8126
Phone912-478-5391
Webhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://em.georgiasouthern.edu/finaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia Southern is $6,520 for Georgia residents and $21,424 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,502 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,481 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 211 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 31 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,424
$6,520 for Georgia Residents
Student Population3,502
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs211 graduate programs
(31 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Georgia Southern is $6,520 for Georgia residents and $21,424 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $277 for Georgia residents and $1,105 for out-of-state students.
Georgia Southern offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$6,520
Out-of-State$21,424
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$277
Out-of-State$1,105
Georgia Southern offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)31 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia Southern University is $6,520 for Georgia residents and $21,424 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -2.64% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$6,636$2,092$26,518$2,092
2019-2020$4,977$2,092$19,890$2,092
2020-2021$4,986$2,114$19,890$2,114
2021-2022$4,986$2,114$19,890$2,114
2022-2023$4,986$1,534$19,890$1,534
The graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia Southern is average compared to public graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Georgia Southern University$6,520$21,424
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,058 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Georgia Southern.
On-campus living costs are increased by 11.93% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,556. Off-campus living costs are increased by 14.55% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,650$5,808$8,326$6,208
2019-2020$10,030$5,804$8,326$5,804
2020-2021$10,136$6,158$8,824$6,558
2021-2022$10,012$5,882$9,044$6,282
2022-2023$10,316$7,474$9,814$7,742
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $277 for Georgia residents and $1,105 for other students at Georgia Southern University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$277$1,105
2019-2020$277$1,105
2020-2021$277$1,105
2021-2022$277$1,105
2022-2023$277$1,105

Graduate Programs at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University offers 111 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,473 students have completed their study at Georgia Southern University.
Offered Degrees at Georgia Southern University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree57161,207
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship8165
Doctor's degree - other1034
Post Bachelor's Degree29252
Post Master's Degree167115
Total111261,473
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Georgia Southern University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 29 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 154 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 34 completers.
Georgia Southern University offers 111 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,473 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,207 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 34 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 52 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 115 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 23 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication23-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)-$34,000
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Information Technology3-
Computer Science5-
Education [+] (10 completers) 591 completers-
Education--
Multicultural Education8-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration8$45,600
Administration of Special Education44-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration65-
Educational/Instructional Technology31$52,200
Special Education and Teaching-$46,000
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22$39,600
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-$44,000
Elementary Education and Teaching50-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching25-
Secondary Education and Teaching26-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels143-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)154-
Reading Teacher Education15-
Spanish Language Teacher Education--
Engineering [+] 37 completers-
Applied Engineering9-
Civil Engineering5-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering16-
Engineering Technology [+] --
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences32-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 89 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management15-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science74-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Physical Sciences17-
Psychology [+] 36 completers-
Psychology12-
School Psychology24-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] --
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies--
Human Services [+] 7 completers-
Public Administration7-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 25 completers-
Criminology10-
Applied Economics4-
Geography1-
Sociology--
Social Sciences (other)10-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 15 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts5-
Music10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 116 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders16-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management12-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)--
Athletic Training/Trainer8-
Public Health50$34,900
Public Health Education and Promotion--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse30$90,900
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] (2 completers) 181 completers-
Business Administration and Management102$63,200
Accounting79$55,800
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,207
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 28 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction20-
Educational Leadership and Administration8$84,500
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Clinical Psychology8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 27 completers-
Public Health19-
Physical Therapy/Therapist--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse8-
Nursing Science--
Business [+] 2 completers-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management2-
Total65
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist34-
Total34
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication1-
Education [+] 32 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration29-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Special Education and Teaching--
Reading Teacher Education--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 4 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4-
Human Services [+] --
Public Administration--
Social Sciences [+] --
Applied Economics--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Public Health7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] --
Accounting--
History --
Total52
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (6 completers) 92 completers-
Education--
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Administration of Special Education15-
Educational/Instructional Technology15-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Elementary Education and Teaching17-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching12-
Secondary Education and Teaching23-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Reading Teacher Education9-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
School Psychology23-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Total115

Graduate Student Population at Georgia Southern

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 3,502 students enrolled into Georgia Southern University graduate schools where it has total 25,481 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,511 full-time and 1,991 part-time graduate students. By gender, 962 male and 2,540 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5029622,540
Full-time1,5114601,051
Part-tme1,9915021,489
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,100 White (59.97%), 790 Black/African American (22.56%), 168 Hispanic (4.80%), 79 Asian (2.26%), and 365 students with other races. 216 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5029622,540
American Indian/Native American835
Asian793247
Black/African American790181609
Hispanic16846122
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander505
White2,1005501,550
Two More1063175
Un-Known30921
Non-resident Alien216110106
Georgia Southern University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,938 graduate students (55.34% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 690 graduate students (19.70% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,502
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,938
Enrolled Some Online Courses690
Not in Online Courses874
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Georgia Southern University. 949 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.10% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 221 students are aged above 50 (6.31%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Georgia Southern University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5029622,540
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2141932
Age 22-24908239669
Age 25-29974297677
Age 30-34548153395
Age 35-39354104250
Age 40-49455105350
Age 50-6419845153
Over 64231013

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