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Georgia Southern University

About

History

On Dec. 1, 1906, a delegation of Statesboro representatives traveled to the DeSoto Hilton in Savannah, where they won the bid to establish a school of higher education in Statesboro.

Education

With 141 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution and serves 26,054 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations. With three vibrant campuses — the Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth.

Research

As a Public Impact Research university, we are designing new protocols to reduce musculoskeletal injuries to soldiers and first responders, innovating in logistics technology, exploring food production through sustainable aquaculture, integrating curriculum and professional development into Quality Rated Early Learning Centers.

Our research, scholarship, public engagement, and creative activity is not confined inside an ivory tower. Faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates all engage in research that contributes significantly to the university’s $1.4 billion economic impact on the coastal region and that makes Georgia Southern a leading public-research university in the Southeast.

Career

The Georgia Southern University’s Office of Career and Professional Development is first and foremost committed to working in the best interest of the student. The Office of Career and Professional Development policies have been developed to contribute to a positive, successful, and ethical experience for recruiters, students, alumni, and faculty. We provide facilities and services to our customers who follow these guidelines in their recruiting efforts.

Services

Housing services

Georgia Southern University offers students the advantage of living in an apartment or suite-style environment while staying in on-campus housing. Enjoy the great benefits of safety, security, and timely maintenance while having great access to campus resources.

Library services

Zach S. Henderson Library supports Georgia Southern University by providing access to information, collections, and services designed to meet the scholarly needs of the University and the general public.

Lane Library, built in the 1960s, underwent a total renovation during the 2005-06 academic year. The renovated library reopened for service on June 5, 2006.

Medical services

Health Services aims to meet or exceed the student patients’ full range of needs and expectations related to the delivery of healthcare services. We provide cost-effective, high-quality care with a focus on health promotion and education geared toward everyday student life.

Student Life

Campus life

Statesboro is Georgia Southern’s largest campus, home to more than 20,000 students, is located in historic Statesboro, a growing college town built around a shop-lined Main Street.

Situated on the Atlantic coast in beautiful Savannah, the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University is located just minutes away from the National Historic Landmark District downtown and a short drive from the sunny beaches of Tybee Island.

Located in Hinesville, the Liberty Campus houses a new, state-of-the-art facility offering a variety of opportunities for local students, especially those affiliated with the military, to take advantage of a nationally recognized university in their own backyard.

Sports facilities

Programs & Activities:

  • Aquatics
  • Club Sports
  • Fitness
  • Golf Course
  • Informal Recreation
  • Intramural Sports
  • Shooting Sports Education
  • Southern Adventures
  • University Wellness

Student clubs

With more than 300 student organizations, the Office of Student Activities provides various opportunities for students to get involved.

Accreditation

Georgia Southern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialists, and doctorate degrees.

Statesboro, Georgia, United States

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