Georgia Southwestern State University Graduate Schools

Georgia Southwestern State University (referred to as GSW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Americus, GA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Georgia Southwestern State University is $4,892 for Georgia residents and $15,206 for out-of-state students. The school has 528 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,162 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Georgia Southwestern State University (referred to as GSW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Americus, GA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1932 - Current).
GSW Directory Information
School NameGeorgia Southwestern State University (GSW)
Address800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, GA 31709-4693
Phone877-871-4594
Webhttps://gsw.edu
Online Applicationhttps://gsw.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://gsw.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Georgia Southwestern State University is $4,892 for Georgia residents and $15,206 for out-of-state students. The school has 528 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,162 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 42 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 13 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,206
$4,892 for Georgia Residents
Student Population528
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs42 graduate programs
(13 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Georgia Southwestern State University is $4,892 for Georgia residents and $15,206 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $194 for Georgia residents and $767 for out-of-state students.
Georgia Southwestern State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Georgia Southwestern State University 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, remedial services, 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)13 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia Southwestern State University is $4,892 for Georgia residents and $15,206 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$3,420$1,376$13,590$1,376
2018-2019$3,420$1,416$13,590$1,416
2019-2020$3,492$1,436$13,806$1,436
2020-2021$3,492$1,400$13,806$1,400
2021-2022$3,492$1,400$13,806$1,400
The graduate school tuition & fees of GSW is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $19,068 (public) / $15,843 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Georgia Southwestern State University$4,892$15,206
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,525$17,067
Public$7,366$19,068
Private$15,843
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,092 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Georgia Southwestern State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.50% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,564. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.49% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,910$5,785$7,910$5,785
2018-2019$8,120$4,923$8,120$4,923
2019-2020$8,280$4,948$6,616$4,948
2020-2021$8,420$5,328$6,812$5,328
2021-2022$8,600$5,492$7,072$5,492
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $194 for Georgia residents and $767 for other students at Georgia Southwestern State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$190$755
2018-2019$190$755
2019-2020$194$767
2020-2021$194$767
2021-2022$194$767

Graduate Programs at GSW

Georgia Southwestern State University offers 13 graduate programs for Master's 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, 312 students have completed their study at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Offered Degrees at Georgia Southwestern State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree83160
Post Bachelor's Degree221
Post Master's Degree31151
Total136312
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Georgia Southwestern State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 100 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 75 completers.
Georgia Southwestern State University offers 13 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 312 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 160 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 151 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Computer Science9-
Education [+] 80 completers-
Special Education and Teaching14-
Elementary Education and Teaching58-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education5-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 37 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse37-
Business [+] 34 completers-
Business Administration and Management34-
Total160
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Computer Science0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Medical Informatics1-
Total1
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 150 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching100-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching50-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
1-
Total151

Graduate Student Population at GSW

For academic year 2021-2022, total 528 students enrolled into Georgia Southwestern State University graduate schools where it has total 3,162 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 303 full-time and 225 part-time graduate students. By gender, 111 male and 417 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
Total528111417
Full-time30344259
Part-tme22567158
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 352 White (66.67%), 101 Black/African American (19.13%), 19 Hispanic (3.60%), 19 Asian (3.60%), and 37 students with other races. 25 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total528111417
American Indian/Native American101
Asian19118
Black/African American1011586
Hispanic19127
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White35255297
Two More725
Un-Known431
Non-resident Alien251312
Georgia Southwestern State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 260 graduate students (49.24% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 266 graduate students (50.38% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total528
Enrolled Online Exclusively260
Enrolled Some Online Courses266
Not in Online Courses2
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Georgia Southwestern State University. 73 students are aged 20 to 24 (13.83% of total students), 48 students are aged above 50 (9.09%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total528111417
Age 20-21101
Age 22-24721656
Age 25-291172691
Age 30-34911873
Age 35-39791861
Age 40-491202496
Age 50-6446838
Over 64211

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